Designing Streets for Pedestrian Safety
Designing Streets for Pedestrian Safety is a highly visual, hands-on workshop hosted by PEDS and customized for metro Atlanta. Topics include street connectivity, access management, road diets, complete streets, intersection design, access to transit, and the nuts and bolts of creating safe crossings.
LCI case study: During the afternoon, participants will apply what they’ve learned to a Livable Center Initiative project focused on transforming a community laced with wide arterial streets into a healthy place to live, work and play.
Continuing Education Credits: This training typically qualifies for Professional Development Hours under the Continuing Professional Competency Requirements of the Georgia Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. More information here.
About Your Instructor: Michael Ronkin is an internationally recognized expert on pedestrian facilities design and has presented training sessions in over 60 cities. Michael served as the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Program Manager for over two decades, where he developed new crosswalk and intersection designs aimed at increasing safety on suburban arterials.
Space is limited to 35 participants. Early bird prices last until September 19, 2012.