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Equity in Roadway Safety Workshop: Strategies for Meaningful Public Involvement in Roadway Safety Planning

September 20, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

FHWA invites you to the second technical session of the Equity in Roadway Safety Webinar Series. Join us on September 20 at 1 pm to learn about innovative strategies and tools to conduct meaningful public involvement with members of underserved communities throughout the safety planning and project development cycle.

This session includes:
1 to 1:30 pm ET – Presentations

  • USDOT’s Promising Practices for Meaningful Public Involvement in Transportation Decision-Making
  • Vision Zero Network tools and resources

1:30 to 3 pm ET – Workshop
After the presentations, participants will be able to choose which workshop to attend.

Workshop Session 1

State and Regional
Learn strategies to build relationships and conduct meaningful public engagement with local agencies and communities that can contribute to your Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP), VRU Safety Assessment, regional safety planning and Statewide and regional project prioritization and implementation. This workshop includes:

  • Massachusetts DOT: Bonnie Polin, State Safety Engineer
  • Minnesota DOT: Derek Leuer, State Safety Engineer
  • Burlington-Graham Metropolitan Planning Organization (BGMPO): Wannetta Mallette, PTP MPO Administrator and Brian Murphy, PE Traffic Safety Systems Engineer
  • Alameda County: Jhay Delos Reyes, Director of Project Delivery and Matthew Bomberg, Senior Transportation Engineer

Workshop Session 2

Learn about innovative practices to build relationships with underserved communities to develop robust local Safety Action Plans and deliver more effective projects that advance safety for all road users.

  • Charlotte, NC: Monica Carney Holmes, Executive Manager, Corridors of Opportunity
  • Detroit, MI: James Hannig, DPW Deputy Director
  • Lancaster, PA: Milzy Carrasco, Director of Neighborhood Engagement and Cindy McCormick, Deputy Director of Public ROW

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This training is not being hosted by the Florida LTAP Center.  For details about this training, please contact the event organizer directly.

 

Details

Date:
September 20, 2023
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organizer

FHWA