Road Safety Assessments:

The Importance of Non-Motorized Users

This training opportunity will provide participants with the skills necessary to assemble a Road Safety Assessment (RSA) team, conduct an RSA and prioritize and mitigate any safety issues the RSA may uncover. The importance of integrating consideration for bicyclists and pedestrians, in the RSA process, will be the focus of the class.

Who Should Attend


This class is designed for any local or state transportation or public safety professionals involved in making decisions regarding the safety of their transportation network. Engineers, Public Works Directors, Highway Supervisors, Planners, Legal Traffic Authorities (LTA's), Police Chiefs, Traffic Officers and other law enforcement personnel are encouraged to attend.

This class includes a field exercise that will allow you to put into practice what is learned during the classroom portion of the workshop. Please bring a safety vest and wear comfortable shoes for this portion of the program.
Participants will receive 6 credit hours towards their CT Safety Champion Designation.
Course Instructor


Anthony A. Lorenzetti, P.E. is the Safety Circuit Rider at the University of Connecticut's Technology Transfer Center. He has over 30 years of professional engineering experience including both public and private sector employment. He served as the Public Works Director/Town Engineer for the Town of Plymouth, Connecticut for over 20 years.

  • Registration contact: Please direct any questions to Lisa Knight or call at (860) 486-4396
  • Cost: No registration fee is charged for this class. This training opportunity is offered by the Technology Transfer Center's Connecticut Safety Academy.
  • Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please advise if you require special services or have dietary restrictions.
  • Photographs may be taken for promotional and training purposes. Please notify us during registration if you do not wish to be photographed.

Date & Location
August 3, 2017
Stamford, CT
  8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Registration begins at 8:00 am
Lunch Will Be Provided

We will forward you travel directions and parking information prior to the training date.  When registering, please include the e-mail address at which you wish to receive this information.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this class, participants will be able to:
  • Understand how Road Safety Assessments (RSA's) serve as an effective tool to help reduce injuries and fatalities on your transportation network.
  • Understand basic road safety assessment concepts, including risk, safety, and common issues.
  • Gain experience in conducting road safety assessments integrating Non-Motorized Users.
  • Learn how low cost safety improvements can be implemented to help reduce the number of traffic fatalities and severe injury crashes.