TRB Webinar: Pedestrian Crash Factors, Trends, and Treatments

This webinar was posted on 04/25/2023

June 13, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

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.

The slides and recording are available. 


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Introduction – Laura Sandt, University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center

  2. Pedestrian crash rates and trends – Kara Kockelman, University of Texas, Austin

  3. Cost-effective treatments – Natalia Zuniga Garcia, Argonne National Laboratory

  4. 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.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  1. Identify key pedestrian crash factors

  2. Predict the benefits and costs of various safety treatments for crashes at and between intersections, along corridors, and at low and high speed

  3. 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 online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.