Course content

Day 1 Sessions

Registration tea or coffee 
Welcome, ACT policy and introductions           
MIS05 and the ACT planning context
Design principles for active travel
Including pedestrians, bicycle riders and equestrians
Fieldwork sessions by bicycle and on foot
Fieldwork debrief
What's on the Resources USB flash drive?
Designing path facilities for active travel

Day 2 Sessions

Designing crossing facilities for active travel
Designing facilities for on-road bicycle routes
Group assignment - two case studies
Major group assignment briefing - Designing Community Routes group assignment
Group assignment work time
Group assignment presentations
Course summary and conclusion


Registration form

Course info flyer

Course program


Designing for Active Travel in the ACT

A new two-day training course covering the new MIS05 guidelines

25-26 March 2020 training course cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

Future course dates to be announced following clearance from ACT Health

This course is designed to give traffic and transport professionals a thorough grounding in the new ACT active travel guidelines: Municipal Infrastructure Standard Part 5 - Active Travel Facilities Design (MIS05).

The course is suitable for ACT Government staff, traffic & transport consultants and project managers working in both the public and private sectors.

This course provides a comprehensive coverage of the key issues and operating characteristics for pedestrians, bicycle riders and equestrians particularly when mixing with other modes. The course consists of a mixture of fieldwork (on foot and by bike), tutorials and workshop exercises where you will work in teams to develop solutions to real-life examples.

Venue: The Canberra Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Avenue, BRADDON ACT.

Included in the $550* (incl GST) registration fee are: Course tuition by experienced practitioners; visual presentations featuring best practice examples; copies of the MIS05 guidelines; course resources on a USB flash drive; lunches, morning/afternoon teas, and; quality hire bicycles and helmets. You can bring you own helmet or bicycle if you wish.

Full course details and advice to participants will be emailed on registration.

* Special rate subsidised 50% by ACT Transport Canberra City Services Directorate.


Download and complete the registration form and email to the course convenor, Warren Salomon by close of business, nine days prior to each course.

For further information contact:

Course coordinators, Warren Salomon and Geoff Farrar
Phone (Warren): 02 9386 4484
(Geoff): 0422 004 839


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