Designing for Pedestrian Safety Webinar Series Part 1: Introduction to Pedestrian Safety Design and Planning Principles
07/20/2010 – 07/20/2010
2:30 - 4:00 EDT
Presented by Craig Allred, FHWA Resource Center Technical Specialist
and Michael Ronkin, Owner, Designing Streets for People LLC.
This presentation will provide an overview of the Designing for Pedestrian Safety course material and provide participants with a background in planning and pedestrian safety issues. Nationwide statistics on pedestrian safety and crash trends in the US will be presented to give participants an understanding of the scope of the problem.
The presentation also covers key questions regarding pedestrian planning principles and related accommodations, and builds the case for including pedestrians in all transportation and design decisions. Participants will then be presented with an overview of planning elements that affect pedestrian safety, including land use, connectivity, access management, site design and level of service.
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