Bike Commuting and Exploring
Academic Noncredit

The fundamental techniques, strategies and skills to commute to school, work, and social events by bicycle will be examined, discussed and applied during this course. This will be taught with a combination of handouts, videos, and on bike sessions. This section will provide students exceptional opportunities to gain knowledge of the Salt Lake Valley area, preferable bike routes, and explore some notable landmarks and cultural venues. Students will be given the opportunity to discuss and try out appropriate biking equipment for communing, explore bike friendly routes, and practice safe and confident handling of their bikes in a controlled setting and in an urban setting with traffic. Additional topics, strategies, and research will be covered to illuminate the numerous benefits that active transportation methods provide to participants and to communities in general. This course will provide information and experiences for those wishing to begin commuting by bike as well as those who currently bike and would like to improve their skills, confidence, and their knowledge of the geographical terrain in the Salt Lake City area.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Bike Commuting and Exploring (PRTL 244)

Fall 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 09/18/2018

Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Tuesday, September 18th, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm only. Field trips September 30th and October 6th. The fundamental techniques, strategies and skills to commute to school, work, and social events by bicycle will be examined, discussed and applied during this course. This will be taught with a combination of handouts, videos, and on bike sessions. This section will provide students exceptional opportunities to gain knowledge of the Salt Lake Valley area, preferable bike routes, and explore some notable landmarks and cultural venues. Students will be given the opportunity to discuss and try out appropriate biking equipment for communing, explore bike friendly routes, and practice safe and confident handling of their bikes in a controlled setting and in an urban setting with traffic. Additional topics, strategies, and research will be covered to illuminate the numerous benefits that active transportation methods provide to participants and to communities in general. This course will provide information and experiences for those wishing to begin commuting by bike as well as those who currently bike and would like to improve their skills, confidence, and their knowledge of the geographical terrain in the Salt Lake City area. No overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/18/18 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 237
Tuition: $267.00 + Special Fee: $60.00 = $327.00      

Instructor: ERIC GARDNER

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