FHWA and PBIC offer free webinar series on pedestrian safety

July 11, 2010

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will offer an 8-part Webinar series intended to help communities address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions. Modeled after the FHWA’s/PBIC’s in-person training course “Designing for Pedestrian Safety,” the free Webinars will cover topics ranging from sidewalk design to road diets. 

Part 1: Introduction to Pedestrian Safety Design and Planning Principles
Presented by Craig Allred, FHWA Resource Center Technical Specialist
and Michael Ronkin, Owner, Designing Streets for Pedestrians and Bicyclists, LLC.
Tuesday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. EST
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Part 2: Sidewalk Design
Presented by Peter Eun, FHWA RC Safety Engineer
Tuesday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m. EST
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Part 3: Treatments at Unsignalized Pedestrian Crossings
Presented by Charlie Zegeer, PBIC Director
Tuesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. EST
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Part 4: Intersection Geometry
Presented by John LaPlante, Director of Traffic Engineering, T.Y. Lin International, Inc
and Keith Sinclair, Acting Assistant Division Administrator, FHWA Connecticut Division
Thursday, September 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST
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Part 5: Interchanges and Roundabouts
Presented by Fred Ranck, FHWA Resource Center Safety Design Engineer
and Hillary Isebrands, FHWA Resource Center Safety Specialist
Date TBD

Part 6: Signalized Intersections
Presented by Michael Moule, President, Livable Streets, Inc.
and Fred Ranck, FHWA Resource Center Safety Design Engineer
Date TBD

Part 7: Pedestrians and Transit
Presented by Dan Nabors, Senior Transportation Engineer, VHB Date TBD

Part 8: Road Diets
Presented by Peter Lagerwey, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group
Date TBD

To register for upcoming Webinars and find out about future Webinar dates as they are released, please visit

Content from the PBIC Designing for Pedestrian Safety Webinar series is drawn from the PBIC’s in-person training focused on engineering solutions for pedestrian safety. The training is meant for engineers, planners, traffic safety and enforcement professionals, public health and injury prevention professionals, and decision-makers who are seeking ideas and solutions for making changes to the physical environment that improve safety for pedestrians. Detailed information on this and other training opportunities offered by PBIC can be found at