PBIC announces a free webinar on bicycle safety and countermeasure selection

News Brief

January 27, 2015

CHAPEL HILL, NC —  The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center pleased to announce a new webinar on the updated Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System.

Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System (BIKESAFE) Webinar
Thursday, February 19, 2015
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time
  
To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7552593013237777409

FHWA recently completed its update to the Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System, commonly known as BIKESAFE, to reflect the latest research and best practices surrounding designs for bicycle safety.

This free webinar highlights many of BIKESAFE's newest features and innovative countermeasures. Presenters will discuss how practitioners can use BIKESAFE to analyze crashes and implement new treatments as well as how to identify options to improve bicycle safety. Furthermore, presenters will discuss many of the 46 proven engineering countermeasures detailed within BIKESAFE and how communities have successfully implemented them.

Finally, presenters will briefly touch on BIKESAFE's pedestrian counterpart, the Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System.

Presenters include:

  • Tamara Redmon, FHWA Office of Safety
  • Carl Sundstrom, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
  • Dan Nabors, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
  • Peter Lagerwey, Toole Design Group

Since its inception in 1999, PBIC's mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is maintained by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center with funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.