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Moving to a Complete Streets Design Model: Federal Opportunities

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This webinar is led by ITE Complete Streets Council.

Webinar Description:
With the late 2021 passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), this webinar will provide timely information on the current FHWA efforts to advance Complete Streets implementations nationwide. As documented in the March 2022, FHWA report to Congress, the FHWA is committed to improving safety and accessibility for all modal users and this webinar will support the distribution of key information to stakeholders at multiple government levels and practitioners in the transportation field. The webinar will feature multiple speakers from across the FHWA to provide learning on policy, technical and financial facets of Complete Streets programs.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the safety guidelines and objectives that underscore the basis for Complete Streets designs.
  • Recognize the benefits of design models that are inclusive of all modes.
  • Explain the new funding program opportunities that are available for Complete Streets implementations, including Safe Streets for All ($5-6 billion in grants over the next five years). Highway Safety Improvement Program and others.

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Contributors

  • Barbara McCann, Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Safety | Federal Highway Administration | Washington, DC, United States

    Barbara McCann serves as the Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Safety in the FHWA. She co-leads the FHWA Complete Streets initiative, one of FHWA’s key activities for the National Roadway Safety Strategy. She participates in strategic activities to advance safety in delivery of FHWA’s programs, including new programs under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Prior to joining DOT in 2014, Ms. McCann served as the founding Executive Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, developing and advancing the adoption of policies nationwide that prioritize the design and operation of streets to be safe for all users

  • Jason Broehm, Acting Team Leader of the Strategic Coordination Team | Federal Highway Administration | Washington, DC, United States

    Jason Broehm is currently serving as Acting Team Leader of the Strategic Coordination Team in the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Safety. Jason previously worked in the FHWA Office of Policy and Governmental Affairs on the Legislative Analysis Team, where he focused on implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Prior to that, he worked in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy on projects and initiatives related to safety, health, equity, transportation planning, and strategic planning. He started his career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) congressional and intergovernmental relations office. During that time, he completed a detail assignment in FHWA’s Office of Planning, Environment and Realty.

  • Elizabeth Hilton, Geometric Design Program Manager | Office of Infrastructure | Federal Highway Administration | Washington, DC, United States

    As the Geometric Design Program Manager for the Office of Infrastructure at FHWA, Elizabeth provides expertise on geometric design, accessible design, bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. Elizabeth is FHWA’s liaison to the AASHTO Technical Committee on Geometric Design. Prior to joining FHWA in 2009, Elizabeth enjoyed a 28-year career with the Texas DOT, where she served as a member of the U.S. Access Board’s Public Rights of Way Access Advisory Committee, and as chair of the Transportation Research Board’s Geometric Design Committee and later the Design Section. She has a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a MBA in Public Administration.

June 21, 2022
Tue 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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