Upcoming Webinars

Innovations in Accessibility

June 11, 2024
As communities work to improve safety for pedestrians through roadway design and countermeasures, it is important to consider and integrate solutions that address the mobility and accessibility needs for all.

Recent Webinars

Advancing Trails to Support Multimodal Networks and Resilient Infrastructure
2/28/2024 | Presented by : Christopher Douwes, FHWA; Dan Gelinne, UNC HSRC; Jeff Ciabotti, Toole Design.

E-Scooter and Micromobility Safety Webinar Series
3/5/2024 | Presented by : Bronwen Keiner, Christopher Douwes, Bernadette Dupont, FHWA; Laura Sandt, UNC HSRC; Rebecca Sanders, Safe Streets Research and Consulting; Christopher Cherry, UT-Knoxville; Bryan Nguyen, Portland BOT; Ted Randell, DDOT; Nathan Pope, City and County of Denver.

You Can Do It, Too! Breaking Down Institutional Barriers to Improve Safety for All Road Users
12/18/2023 | Presented by : Rebecca Crowe, Federal Highway Administration; Jacqueline DeWolfe, Massachusetts DOT; Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto, Connecticut DOT; Natasha Fatu, Connecticut DOT

Global Benchmarking Webinar Series: Improving Pedestrian Safety on Urban Arterials
Sept-Nov 2023 | This four-part series shared the results of a recent FHWA study of Australian and New Zealand approaches to reduce pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries on urban, signalized arterial roadways. (View webinar page for presenter list.)

Youth-Engaged Design and Quick Build Installation
8/1/2023 | Presented by : Lauren Marchetti, PBIC/National Center for Safe Routes to School; Melody Gibson, Civic Design Center; Cydney Thompson, Civic Design Center; Renee Espiau, City and County of Honolulu

Sidewalk Inventories: A Tool for Equity and ADA Compliance
7/26/2023 | Presented by : Louise Lockett, America Walks; Katherine Kraft; Andrew Dannenberg, Univ. of Washington; Aaron Cahen; Mark Hallenbeck, Univ. of Washington; Colin Alexander, City of Birmingham, AL

Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, Program, and Project Development Guidance
7/13/2023 | Presented by : Danielle Blackshear, FHWA; Darren Buck, FHWA; Christopher Douwes, FHWA; Bernadette Dupont, FHWA; Mack Frost, FHWA; Elizabeth Hilton, FHWA; Barbara McCann, FHWA; Shari Schaftlein, FHWA; David Cohen, FHWA

Separated Bike Lanes on Higher Speed Roadways
5/25/2023 | Presented by : Darren Buck, FHWA; Karen Dixon, Texas A&M Transportation Institute; Conor Semler, Kittelson and Associates

Building Momentum for Youth Biking: Bike Buses, Bike Trains, and Bike & Roll to School Day
3/8/2023 | Presented by : Nancy Pullen-Seufert, PBIC/National Center for Safe Routes to School; Sam Balto, Portland Public Schools; Megan Ramey, Hood River County School District

Pedestrian Safety and Darkness
12/20/2022 | Presented by : Rebecca Sanders, Safe Streets Research and Consulting; Matt Stygles, VHB; Michael Dunn, VHB; Brandon Summers, Oregon Walks; Zachary Lauritzen, Oregon Walks

Improving Safety for Pedestrians and Bicyclists Accessing Transit Guide
10/24/2022 | Presented by : Tamara Redmon, FHWA; Elissa Goughnour, VHB; Glen Bolen, Oregon DOT; Darcy Cleaver, Pittsburgh Regional Transit; Craig Toocheck, Pittsburgh Regional Transit; Paige Anderson, City of Pittsburgh

Detailed Field Research Findings from the FHWA Crosswalk Marking Selection Guide
2/17/2022 | Presented by : Mike Alston, Sarah Brown, and Bastian Schroeder, Kittelson and Associates

Preview of the FHWA Crosswalk Marking Selection Guide
2/15/2022 | Presented by : Mike Alston, Sarah Brown, and Bastian Schroeder, Kittelson and Associates

Child and youth pedestrian crashes deserve another look: Why and how to do it
1/27/2022 | Presented by : Nancy Pullen-Seufert, PBIC/National Center for Safe Routes to School; Diane Lambert, Toole Design Group; Lily Reynolds, City of Philadelphia Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability

Leap Not Creep – Accelerating Pedestrian and Bicyclists Safety Improvements
8/19/2021 | Presented by : Karen Scurry, FHWA; Patrick Adams, Maine DOT; Matthew Dyrdahl, City of Minneapolis; Derek Voight, Washington DC DOT (DDOT)

Rails-with-Trails: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
8/19/2021 | Presented by : Shari Schaftlein, Director, Office of Human Environment, Federal Highway Administration; Mike Long, Director, Regional Operations, Office of Regional Operations and Outreach, Federal Railroad Administration; Frank Frey, General Engineer, Federal Railroad Administration; Michail Grizkewitsch, Transportation Analyst, Federal Railroad Administration; Jared Fijalkowski, Community Planner, U.S. DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center; Kelly Pack, Senior Director of Trail Development, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy; Christopher Douwes, Community Planner, Federal Highway Administration

Student Research to Advance Mobility Justice
9/01/2021 | Presented by : Charles T. Brown, Founder and Principal, Equitable Cities; Sarah Brown, Transportation Analyst, Kittelson and Associates; Adrian Ayala, McMahon Associates

Planning Multimodal Networks in a Connected and Automated Future
7/12/2021 | Presented by : Stefanie Brodie, PhD, Toole Design Group; Katie Heuser, Toole Design Group; Dan Goodman, FHWA

Pedestrian Safety on Arterial Streets
6/15/2021 | Presented by : Dan Goodman, Toole Design; Thomas Hillman, Toole Design; Dr. Carey McAndrews, University of Wisconsin

Improving Traffic Signals for Bicycling and Walking
6/9/2021 | Presented by : Darren Buck, FHWA; Eddie Curtis, FHWA; Peter Koonce, Portland, OR; Peter Furth, Northeastern University

Re-envisioning School Streets as Part of Pandemic Recovery
5/25/2021 | Presented by : Nancy Pullen-Seufert, UNC HSRC; Rachel Buck, Transport for London; Lauren Hassel, Arlington (VA) Public Schools, Ashley Rhead, Seattle DOT

Statewide Action Plans for Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety
4/13/2021 | Presented by : Elissa Goughnour, VHB; Dan Gelinne, UNC HSRC; Christina McDaniel-Wilson, Oregon DOT; Nick Foster, Kittelson and Associates; Mark Cole, Virginia DOT

The Basics of Bikeway Selection at Intersections and with Parking
4/7/2021 | Presented by : Tamara Redmon, FHWA; Lauren Blackburn, VHB; Dan Goodman, Toole Design; Jared Draper, Toole Design

Improving Safety with Bicyclist and Pedestrian Road Safety Audits
1/6/2021 | Presented by : Tamara Redmon, FHWA; Elissa Goughnour, VHB; Dan Gelinne, UNC HSRC; Rachel Carpenter, Caltrans; Terra Reed, City of Albuquerque

PBIC Health and Transportation Webinar Series
10/13-28/2020 | Five-part webinar series held in October will explore the integration of health in transportation planning and practices.

MPO and DOT Partnership for Complete Streets Projects
7/29/2020 | Presented by: Ricardo Gutierrez, Broward MPO; Brad Salisbury, Florida Department of Transportation; Stephanie Garcia, Broward MPO

Going Dutch: Translating Dutch Cycling Ideas to an American Context
7/28/2020 | Presented by: Janette Sadik–Khan, Bloomberg Associates; Ambassador André Haspels, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Washington D.C.; Darren Buck, Federal Highway Administration; Chris Bruntlett, Dutch Cycling Embassy; Bill Nesper, League of American Bicyclists; Will Handsfield, District Department of Transportation; Nathan Wilkes, City of Austin

Evaluating Road Diets: Recent Research and Case Studies
7/7/2020 | Presented by: Peter Ohlms, Virginia DOT; Lance Dougald, Virginia DOT; John Bolecek, Virginia DOT; Nicole Wynands, Fairfax County DOT; Christine Mayeur, City of Alexandria

Developing and Delivering Pedestrian Safety Projects
6/4/2020 | Presented by: Becky Crowe, Federal Highway Administration; Brian Mayhew, North Carolina Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Unit; Jed Niffenegger, City of Raleigh Transportation Department

STEP UP Campaign for Pedestrian Safety
5/27/2020 | Presented by: Becky Crowe, Federal Highway Administration; Wayne Emington, FHWA Maine Division Office; Patrick Adams, Maine Department of Transportation

Quick Build Networks for All: Part II
5/20/2020 | Presented by: Alia Anderson, Toole Design; John Brazil, City of San Jose; Peter Bennett, City of San Jose; Matthew Dyrdahl, City of Minneapolis

Quick Build Networks for All: Part I
5/19/2020 | Presented by: Alia Anderson, Toole Design; Amar Mohite, Director of Planning and Infrastructure for Precinct One, Harris County, TX

Enhancing Mobility, Access and Safety for Pedestrians: Part II
4/30/2020 | Presented by: Donna Smith, Sound Transit; Janet Barlow, Accessible Design for the Blind; Beezy Bentzen, Accessible Design for the Blind; Robert Wall Emerson, Western Michigan University

Enhancing Mobility, Access and Safety for Pedestrians: Part I
4/28/2020 | Presented by: Elizabeth Hilton, FHWA; Janet Barlow, Accessible Design for the Blind; Robert Wall Emerson, Western Michigan University

Considerations for Selecting Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Locations
4/22/2020 | Presented by: Bill Stone, Arizona Department of Transportation; Mike Cynecki, Lee Engineering; Mailen Pankiewicz, City of Phoenix

Improving Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety in Work Zones
12/4/2019 | Presented by: Patrick Gomez, FHWA; Martha Kapitanov, FHWA; Melissa Anderson, Consultant; Matthew Marcou, DOT

Teaching Bicycle and Pedestrian Topics to University Students
10/18/2019 | Presented by: Kristen Brookshire, UNC Highway Safety Research Center; Kari Watkins, Georgia Tech; Tab Combs, UNC Chapel Hill

Improving Intersection Safety for All Road Users
7/26/2019 | Presented by: Jeff Shaw, FHWA; Karina Ricks, City of Pittsburgh; Carl Sundstrom, New York City DOT; Bastian Schroeder, Kittleson and Associates

Creating Active Routes to Everyday Destinations
5/2/2019 | Presented by: Ken Rose and Chris Kochtitzky, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; TJ McCourt, City of Raleigh Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources

Creating Age-Friendly Streets - Part 2
4/29/2019 | Presented by: Jana Lynott, AARP; James Shahamiri, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Creating Age-Friendly Streets - Part 1
4/22/2019 | Presented by: Bill Armbruster, AARP; Laurie Beck, CDC; Tim Platts-Mills, UNC Department of Emergency Medicine

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Bikeway Selection Guides
3/26/2019 | Presented by: Tamara Redmon, FHWA; Bill Schultheiss, Toole Design; and Lauren Blackburn, VHB

Planning for Pedestrian Safety: Leveraging FHWA Resources and Local Partnerships to Improve Pedestrian Crossings
3/5/2019 | Presented by: Becky Crowe, Federal Highway Administration; Lauren Blackburn, VHB; Sagar Shah, American Planning Association; Kerry Wilcoxon, Arizona Department of Transportation; Kristen Brookshire, UNC Highway Safety Research Center

Funding and Evaluating Systemic Safety Improvements for Pedestrians
3/5/2019 | Presented by: Karen Scurry, Federal Highway Administration; Elissa Goughnour, VHB; Tracy Turpin, Virginia Department of Transportation

Designing for Bicyclist Safety
1/22/2019 | Presented by: Brooke Struve, Federal Highway Administration.

Strategies for Accelerating Multimodal Project Delivery
10/31/2018 | Presented by: Cadmus, Kittelson and Associates, Federal Highway Administration, and UNC Highway Safety Research Center.

Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons
10/30/2018 | Presented by: Duane Thomas, Federal Highway Administration; and Megan McCarty Graham, Toole Design Group.

Preventing Left-Turn Crashes Involving Pedestrians
10/25/2018 | Presented by: Libby Thomas, UNC Highway Safety Research Center; David Hurwitz, Oregon State University; Chris Monsere, Portland State University; Bradley Topol, Seattle Department of Transportation.

Lighting Strategies to Improve Pedestrian Safety and Walkability
10/17/2018 | Presented by: Frank Markowitz and Adam Smith, San Francisco Muncipal Transportation Agency; James Le, Seattle Department of Transportation; Ronald Gibbons, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.


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