Designing for Pedestrian Safety

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) offered an eight-part webinar series help communities address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions. Modeled after the FHWA's/PBIC's in-person training course "Designing for Pedestrian Safety," the free Webinars covered topics ranging from sidewalk design to road diets.


Introduction to Pedestrian Safety Design and Planning Principles

Presented July 20, 2010 by Craig Allred, FHWA Resource Center Technical Specialist and Michael Ronkin, Owner, Designing Streets for People LLC.

Sidewalk Design

Presented Aug. 3, 2010 by Peter Eun, FHWA RC Safety Engineer

Treatments at Unsignalized Pedestrian Crossings

Presented Aug. 17, 2010by Charlie Zegeer, PBIC Director

Intersection Geometry

Presented Sept. 9, 2010 by John LaPlante, Director of Traffic Engineering, T.Y. Lin International, Inc and Keith Sinclair, Acting Assistant Division Administrator, FHWA Connecticut Division

Signalized Intersections

Presented Sept. 27, 2010 by Michael Moule, President, Livable Streets, Inc. and Fred Ranck, FHWA Resource Center Safety Design Engineer

Interchanges and Roundabouts

Presented Oct. 5, 2010 by Fred Ranck, FHWA Resource Center Safety Design Engineer and Hillary Isebrands, FHWA Resource Center Safety Specialist

Road Diets

Presented Nov. 3, 2010 by Peter Lagerwey, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group

Pedestrians and Transit

Presented Dec. 6, 2010 by Dan Nabors, Senior Transportation Engineer, VHB