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This session explores the effectiveness of speed reductions in urban areas. It will feature the effectiveness of speed limit reductions on urban roads with a high percentage of active travelers and how the built environment contributes to driver behaviors.
- Understand how to evaluate the effectiveness of speed limit reductions on urban roads with a high percentage of active travelers.
- Discuss methods to slow speed through changes to the build environment.
- Describe projects that reduce speed limits through Vision Zero and traffic safety culture improvements.
Moderator: Cheryl Walker, Associate Administrator for Safety, Federal Highway Administration
Presentation Titles & Speakers:
- “How the Built Environments Shapes Driver Behavior: An NDS Study”, Patricia Tice, P.E., AICP, Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, Winter Garden, Florida
- “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Speed Limit Reductions on Urban Roads with a High Percentage of Active Travelers: A Before and After Analysis in Portland, OR”, Jaclyn Schaefer, EIT, Portland State University, Beaverton, Oregon
- “Hillsborough - Vision Zero High Injury Network Corridors”, Paula Flores, Transportation Planning Practice Leader, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc, Tampa, Florida and Lisa Silva, Principal Planner, Hillsborough MPO, Tampa, Florida