Designing for Pedestrian Safety
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 22 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
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.
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