Roadside Landscaping and Safety

May 15, 2014

This webinar focused on safety tradeoffs associated with street trees and roadside landscaping.

Though street trees provide many benefits for pedestrians, the environment, and motorists, they also present concerns for safety. Dick Albin, from the Federal Highway Administration Resource Center, discussed these issues and identify strategies for incorporating street trees while improving safety for all modes. John Mauthner, with the Florida Department of Transportation, discussed a project in Florida to address the issue of sight distance at intersections.


  • Dick Albin, FHWA Resource Center
  • John Mauthner, Florida Department of Transportation

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