ERIC Number: ED147609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Bike Ed '77: A Conference Report (Washington, D.C., May 4-6, 1977).
Johnson (Lawrence) and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
As a result of intensified need for sound safety education programs for both young and mature bicyclists due to the dramatic increase in bicycling as a form of transportation and recreation, the first national conference on bicyclist safety education was held--Bike Ed '77. Major purposes of the conference were to stimulate communication among people involved in bicyclist safety education, to develop specific directions for future bicyclist safety education efforts, and to develop a national strategy for future safety education efforts. In this report, the first section outlines recommendations made by conference participants and suggests those individuals and groups who might be involved in the implementation of the recommendations. This is followed by bicycling actions now being considered by sponsoring agencies to support bicycling and bicycling safety. The remainder of the report includes abbreviated versions of all speeches and presentations made at the conference. Titles of some of the presentations are "How To Generate Community Support,""Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Accident Types,""Planning Model for Bicycle Safety Education," and "Effective Traffic Safe Cycling." Where appropriate, explanations to supplement the texts of presentations have been added. The names and addresses of conference participants are listed to facilitate the exchange of information begun at the conference. Included in the appendix are concepts to be considered in community bicycling programs. (A resource guide also prepared in conjunction with the conference is available separately.) (SH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.; Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Johnson (Lawrence) and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Several photographs of participants may not reproduce well. For a related document see CE 014 067