Trainings and Workshops

priceCCMassBike has a variety of trainings geared toward community members interested in promoting better bicycling. These trainings range from basic “How Do I Start?” classes to more advanced topics. See below for a full listing of the topics covered.

If you are interested in requesting a training, please contact Services@MassBike.org.

Transportation Planning 101
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: This class gives an overview on how decisions are made in the transportation planning process. Are you disappointed that a bike lane was left out of that road project? This class explains where things went wrong.

Effective Advocacy 101
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: This class explains basic aspects of being an effective advocate. You might understand the process, but you still need to know effective ways to plug into it.

Projects, Programs, and Policies
Cost: $500
Duration: Two Hours
Description: This two-hour training gives an overview of the variety of infrastructure elements, programs and policies that communities can use to promote bicycling.

The MPO Process
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) process is one of the least understood by the public, yet extremely important in getting scarce federal funding. This more advanced training goes into greater detail on the way the MPO works – and how you can get involved.

Biking and Public Health
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: Public Health is a major topic these days, as obesity and overweight are overtaking smoking as the number one cause of death. This presentation demonstrates the positive impact bicycling can have on your community’s health.

Biking and Economic Development
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: Communities can often be reluctant to invest in bicycling because they see it as a “frill” or “add-on” to a project. This presentation explains the importance of bicycling in creating an economically competitive community.

Biking and Transit
Cost: $250
Duration: One Hour
Description: Biking allows more people to gain access to transit systems if the trains and buses are able to bring bikes with them, or if there is secure bike parking. This training gives an overview of best practices for transit agencies in supporting intermodal transportation.