FHWA Pedestrian Focus Webinars
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will offer webinars intended to help communities address pedestrian safety issues and initiate the steps to drafting a tailored pedestrian safety action plan. Modeled after the FHWA’s/PBIC’s in-person training courses, the webinars will focus on topics ranging from engineering treatments to data collection and funding.
Countermeasure Strategies for Pedestrian Safety Webinar Series
This 12-part series will provide participants with an in-depth exploration of some of the countermeasures and design strategies that can be implemented to improve pedestrian safety. Sessions will be delivered between October 2015 and January 2016.
6/18/2015— "Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations"
Presented by Wil Price, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Ranjit Walia, Civic Eye Collaborative LLC; George Branyan, Washington DC Department of Transportation; and Sergeant Richard Ruth, Orlando Police Department.
5/05/2015— "Agency Leadership and Pedestrian Safety"
Presented by Billy Hattaway, Florida Department of Transportation; Kevin Kokes, North Central Texas Council of Governments; and Chava Kronenberg, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
3/3/2015— "Road Diets: Improving Safety for All Road Users"
Presented by Keith Knapp, Iowa LTAP, and Brian Chandler, Leidos.
11/20/2014— "Designing for Older Road Users"
Presented by Becky Crowe, FHWA; Gene Amparano, FHWA; and Jesse Mintz-Roth, New York City DOT.
5/15/2014— "Roadside Landscaping and Safety"
Presented by Dick Albin, FHWA Resource Center
3/13/2014— "Pedestrian Safety and the Highway Safety Improvement Program"
Presented by Karen Scurry, FHWA Office of Safety; Kohinoor Kar, Arizona DOT; David Cohen, FHWA California Division
12/6/2013— "Pedestrian Facility Maintenance Webinar"
Presented by Thomas Huber, Toole Design Group; Dan Bauer, City of Minneapolis; and Aaron Lavine, City of Ithaca.
9/4/2013— "Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System (PEDSAFE) Webinar"
Presented by Charlie Zegeer, UNC Highway Safety Research Center; Dan Nabors, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.; and Peter Lagerwey, Toole Design Group.
5/28/2013— "Systemic Safety Project Selection Tool"
Presented by Karen Scurry, FHWA Office of Safety; and Howard Preston, CH2M HILL.
3/14/2013— "Technical Assessment of State Pedestrian Safety Programs"
Presented by Leah Walton, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; and Trenda McPherson, Florida Department of Transportation.
11/20/2012— "Road Diets and Pedestrian Safety"
Presented by Libby Thomas, UNC Highway Safety Research Center; Gina Coffman, Toole Design Group; and Mike Sallaberry, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
8/16/2012— "Pedestrian Safety Initiatives in New York City"
Presented by Matthew Roe and Rob Viola of the New York City Department of Transportation.
5/30/2012— "Raised Median Islands and Pedestrian Safety"
Presented by Charlie Zegeer, UNC Highway Safety Research Center; Sheila Lyons, Oregon Department of Transportation; Gary Sokolow, Florida Department of Transportation; and Jack Ecklund, City of University Place
3/7/2012— "Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility Considerations at Modern Roundabouts"
Presented by Bastian Schroeder, Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University, and Hillary Isebrands, Federal Highway Administration, Resource Center - Safety and Design Technical Service Team
11/30/2011— "Safety and Operations of the Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (HAWK) and Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB)"
Presented by Kay Fitzpatrick, Texas Transportation Institute; Richard Nassi, Pima Association of Governments; and Ron Van Houten, Western Michigan University