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Designing for Pedestrian Safety

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-380089
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Host Price
2015
2 Days
0 Units
$400 Per Participant
2016
2 Days
1.5 Units
$450 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 22 Maximum: 30

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Designing for Pedestrian Safety course is intended to help state and local transportation engineering professionals address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions. The training course includes a field exercise in the application of the principles, concepts, and strategies covered in the course. Also the participants will share and prioritize potential policies, programs, and strategies.

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the influence of planning factors: land use, street connectivity, access management, site design, and level of service.
  • Describe how pedestrians should be considered and provided for during the planning, design, work zone, maintenance, and operations phases.
  • Describe how human behavior affects the interaction between pedestrians and drivers
  • Identify good practices and effective solutions to enhance pedestrian safety and accessibility.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This course is intended primarily for state DOT staff involved with the Highway Safety Improvement Program, and for FHWA Safety Specialists. These specialists shall include: Engineers, planners, traffic safety and enforcement professionals, public health and injury prevention professionals, and decision-makers who have the responsibility of improving pedestrian safety at the state or local level.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


380089 SESSION INFORMATION:

Start Date: 9/09/2015
End Date: 9/10/2015
Location: CINCINNATI, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale
Availability:
No Public Seats Available
 
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
 
3 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 9/15/2015
End Date: 9/16/2015
Location: DAYTON, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
Availability:
30 Public Seats
$400 Per Participant
 
3 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 9/23/2015
End Date: 9/24/2015
Location: COLUMBUS, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
Availability:
30 Public Seats
$400 Per Participant
 
3 FHWA Seats
 
Start Date: 9/28/2015
End Date: 9/29/2015
Location: TOLDEO, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
Availability:
30 Public Seats
$400 Per Participant
 
3 FHWA Seats
 

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