Pedestrian crashes are rising. What is driving the rise? And what cost-effective treatments can improve safety? TRB hosted a webinar on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that examined pedestrian crash trends and analyze various contributing factors. Presenters also provided recommendations for cost-effective safety improvements throughout the roadway network.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Safety Performance and Analysis and Pedestrians.
Webinar agenda and presenters
Introduction – Laura Sandt, University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center
Pedestrian crash rates and trends – Kara Kockelman, University of Texas, Austin
Cost-effective treatments – Natalia Zuniga Garcia, Argonne National Laboratory
Question and answer session moderated by Noah Heath, Texas Department of Transportation
The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants can:
Identify key pedestrian crash factors
Predict the benefits and costs of various safety treatments for crashes at and between intersections, along corridors, and at low and high speed
Ensure the most cost-effective treatments are pursued
Professional Development Hours
This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the RCEP.net online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.