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Designing for Pedestrian Safety

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
2 Days
1.5 Units
$450 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


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.


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.


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 or 877.558.6873.


Start Date: 7/13/2016
End Date: 7/14/2016
Local Coordinator: Charlotte Alston (202) 671-2625
No Public Seats Available
Please contact the Local Coordinator to enroll in this session.
3 FHWA Seats
Start Date: 7/19/2016
End Date: 7/20/2016
Location: COLUMBUS, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
27 Public Seats
$450 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats
Start Date: 8/16/2016
End Date: 8/16/2016
Location: AKRON, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
28 Public Seats
$450 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats
Start Date: 9/13/2016
End Date: 9/14/2016
Location: LEBANON, OH
Local Coordinator: Victoria Beale (614) 466-3129
30 Public Seats
$450 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats

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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


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