Developing a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30
The Developing a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan course is designed to help state and local officials learn "HOW TO" address pedestrian safety issues in the development of a pedestrian safety action plan, program, and activities tailored to their community. It is also intended to assist agencies in the further enhancement of their existing pedestrian safety plan, programs, and activities, including involving partners and stakeholders, collecting and analyzing data and information, prioritizing issues and concerns, selecting and implementing an optimal combination of education, enforcement, engineering strategies. 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:
Develop and implement a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan addressing your specific issues, problems, needs and resources
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.
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