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Safe Systems Approach for Roundabouts; Bikes and Pedestrian Elements of Roundabout Design

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Webinar Description:
With the passage of the Infrastructure Investment for Jobs Act and the subsequent Safe Systems Approach promulgated by FHWA, the ITE Roundabout Committee offers this webinar on Safe Systems approach for roundabout projects and some design considerations for pedestrians and bicyclist at roundabouts as well as lessons learned with vulnerable users at multilane roundabouts.

The webinar will begin with a summary of the Safe Systems Approach for roundabouts by FHWA. The presentation will detail how roundabouts are a perfect fit for the SSA. The FHWA presentation will be followed by roundabout design examples that accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists. The final presentation will show examples of studies of multilane roundabouts and pedestrians.

In this webinar, questions will follow each of the presenters to avoid confusion of participants at the end. The moderator will provide a synopsis of the presentations and questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the status of the SSA for roundabouts and how the SSA can be applied in roundabout design projects.
  • List the benefits of the SSA and how to best apply to design process.
  • Recognize roundabout designs accommodating vulnerable users with examples of projects that successfully accommodated them.
  • Describe multilane roundabouts and pedestrian crossing studies.

Policies: The webinar recording will be made available on-demand it will have a shelf life of 60 days to register before it is archived. Participants are able to purchase and retrieve their PDH credit certificate until their access to the content expires. After the content expires and goes into archive, the PDH credit certificate opportunity is forfeited.

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This webinar is led by ITE Roundabouts Committee.


Webinar Description:

With the passage of the Infrastructure Investment for Jobs Act and the subsequent Safe Systems Approach promulgated by FHWA, the ITE Roundabout Committee offers this webinar on Safe Systems approach for roundabout projects and some design considerations for pedestrians and bicyclist at roundabouts as well as lessons learned with vulnerable users at multilane roundabouts.

The webinar will begin with a summary of the Safe Systems Approach for roundabouts by FHWA. The presentation will detail how roundabouts are a perfect fit for the SSA. The FHWA presentation will be followed by roundabout design examples that accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists. The final presentation will show examples of studies of multilane roundabouts and pedestrians.

In this webinar, questions will follow each of the presenters to avoid confusion of participants at the end. The moderator will provide a synopsis of the presentations and questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the status of the SSA for roundabouts and how the SSA can be applied in roundabout design projects.
  • List the benefits of the SSA and how to best apply to design process.
  • Recognize roundabout designs accommodating vulnerable users with examples of projects that successfully accommodated them.
  • Describe multilane roundabouts and pedestrian crossing studies.

To learn how to purchase your PDH Certificates and see more information about the webinar including fees, please view the webinar course page here.

Policies: Registration for this webinar closes 30 minutes prior to start. The webinar recording will be made available on-demand it will have a shelf life of 60 days to register before it is archived. Participants are able to purchase and retrieve their PDH credit certificate until their access to the content expires. After the content expires and goes into archive, the PDH credit certificate opportunity is forfeited.

Contributors

  • Elliot Moore, P.E., Safety & Design Engineer | FHWA Resource Center | Washington, DC, United States

  • Dan Burden, Director of Innovation and Inspiration | Blue Zones, LLC | Port Townsend, Washington, United States

    DIRECTOR OF INSPIRATION AND INNOVATION Named by TIME as “one of the six most important civic innovators in the world.” Named by Planetizen as one of the “Top 100 urbanists of all time.” Former Florida DOT Bicycle / Pedestrian Coordinator America’s top walkability and bike-ability expert. Dan leads the company in reinventing streets, neighborhoods and towns with walkability and bikeability solutions. He is the nation’s most recognized authority on walkability, bicycle and pedestrian programs, street corridor and intersection design, traffic flow & calming, road diets, and other city planning elements. The White House recognized him as one of the top ten Champions of Change in Transportation, TIME magazine called him “one of the six most important civic innovators in the world,” and his peers at Planetizen list him as one of the 100 most significant urban thinkers of all time.

  • Letty Schamp, Director of Transportation & Mobility | City of Hilliard | Hilliard, Ohio, United States

    Experienced transportation professional with demonstrated experience transforming communities, public spaces, and streets to improve safety, walkability, and quality of life. Skilled in Transportation Planning, Roundabouts, Traffic Engineering, and Bicycle & Pedestrian Mobility & Safety. Dedicated public servant inspired to build a world class network of regional trails in central Ohio to improve health, the environment, and economic vitality of the region.

November 15, 2022
Tue 2:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 30M

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