Designing for Bicyclist Safety Webinar Series

This three-part webinar series will equip agencies with the tools needed to understand the principles of bicyclist safety and respond to safety problems with the appropriate countermeasures and designs. Based on a recently-developed training course fromt he Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), this webinar series is intended to convey the fundamentals of properly designing for bicyclist safety.

Designing for Bicyclist Safety (Part I)

Tuesday, April 11


  • Presentation Slides (PDF)
  • Video Recording (MP4)

Designing for Bicyclist Safety Along the Road (Part II)

Monday, April 17


  • Presentation Slides (PDF)
  • Video Recording (MP4)

Designing for Bicyclist Safety at Intersections (Part III)

The first part of the webinar series will provide context for considering bicyclists in the transportation system. Panelists will introduce common safety problems for bicyclists, explore trends in bicyclist safety, and identify a range of strategies for diagnosing safety problems.

The second and third parts of the webinar series will provide details about improving safety for bicyclists through roadway design strategies. Part two will share information about countermeasures and strategies to improve on-road bicycle facilities, and part three will explore design strategies to improve bicyclist safety at intersections.

This webinar series is being delivered by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center with support from the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Safety through a contract to provide training and technical assistance to the FHWA-designated Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Focus States and Cities.


  • Brooke Struve, FHWA Resource Center
  • Peter Lagerwey, Toole Design Group
  • Michael Cynecki, Lee Engineering