Designing for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety - Springfield, IL

Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:00am to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:30pm

The Designing for Pedestrian and Bicyclist safety course is a two-day training that covers the fundamentals of designing streets with nonmotorized road users in mind. The course will provide participants with information about:

·         Methods for identifying and prioritizing safety problems

·         Factors that influence pedestrian and bicyclist safety

·         Strategies for improving safety for pedestrians and bicyclists

 

Expert instructors from the Federal Highway Administration and VHB will facilitate the two-day course, which will feature a blend of lectures, interactive work, and field exercises.  Please dress appropriately for weather conditions.  Individuals working in transportation planning, engineering, and design are encouraged to participate.

 

Space is limited so please sign up quickly by clicking here!  We encourage you to register as many names as possible. 

 

The above training is heavily geared toward local agency staff, consultants, MPO staff, county staff and others. 

If you have question contact

 

Lee Ann Prather, Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator

Bureau of Planning – Illinois Department of Transportation

DOT.BikePed@illinois.gov - (217)557-4143