Designing for Pedestrian Safety 

This workshop is intended to help transportation professionals address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions. The class will include a field exercise in the application of the principles, concepts, and strategies covered in the class. Participants will share and prioritize potential policies, programs, and strategies. 

Who Should Attend
Transportation and public safety professionals involved in making decisions regarding the safety on road systems. Engineers, Public Works Directors, Highway Supervisors, Planners, Legal Traffic Authorities (LTA's) and law enforcement personnel are encouraged to attend. 

Participants will receive 12 credit hours toward their CT Safety Champion designation.

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. 
Course Instructor
Peter Eun is a Transportation Safety Engineer with the FHWA Resource Center's Safety & Design Technical Service Team. Peter heads up the Every Day Counts 4 STEP (Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian) Initiative and Co-Leads the Pedestrian Safety Program for the Resource Center. He provides technical assistance in the areas of pedestrian safety, including: pedestrian safety workshops, road safety audits, plan reviews and presentations. Peter has previously served as Safety Program Manager and the FHWA liaison to NHTSA, where he helped coordinate efforts between the 4 E's of safety.  

Craig Allred is a Transportation Specialist with the Safety and Design Team of the FHWA Resource Center. He has instructed and/or presented 54 states/territories/countries and has over thirty years of expertise in traffic safety; retiring as the Director for the Utah Department of Public Safety. Mr. Allred has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology/Criminal Justice and is a member of several international and national safety committees. 
Registration
  • Registration contact: Please direct any questions to Lisa Knight or call at (860) 486-4396
  • Free. 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.
     
  • If you require an accommodation to participate in this workshop, please contact Lisa Knight at (860) 486-4396 or lisa.knight@uconn.edu.
     
  • Please advise if you 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.

Dates & Locations
  (2-Day Course) 
April 10 & 11, 2018
Wallingford , CT
Both Days 
Session is 8:30 am-4:00 pm 
(Registration begins at 8:00 am)
Lunch Will Be Provided 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this class, participants will be able to: 
  • Describe the influence of planning factors: land use, street connectivity, access management, site design, and level of service.
     
  • Determine how pedestrians should be considered and provided for during the planning, design, work zone, maintenance, and operations phases.
     
  • Understand how human behavior affects the interaction between pedestrians and drivers.
     
  • Identify best practices and effective solutions to enhance pedestrian safety and accessibility.