Designing Safer Roads for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Pedestrians and bicyclists are susceptible to traffic injuries and fatalities, perhaps more so than drivers. Yet we design highways for the mobility of motorized traffic perhaps neglecting the needs of the most vulnerable, such as pedestrians and bicyclists.
Road Diet Peer Exchange
2 day event with 6 speakers. This Peer Exchange is intended for State and local stakeholders to share information and ideas to accelerate the advancement of Road Diets as a low-cost measure to reduce crashes, injuries, and deaths along busy corridors while improving the mobility and quality of life for all roadway users. Participants will hear important perspectives from the Florida DOT and local transportation agencies that are successfully implementing Road Diet projects.
Local Agency project and procurement staff who develop RFPs, scopes, evaluation criteria, contracts and other related procurement documents for professional services. Attendance fulfills training requirements for LAP Certification as indicated in Chapter 2 of the LAP Manual! This course is offered free of charge by the Florida Department of Transportation. Registration is open on a first come, first served basis. Workshops in every district.