Center for Local Government Technology
5202 N. Richmond Hill Drive
Stillwater, OK 74078

EDC - 4: Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Workshop

EDC - 4 Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Workshop - Cost-effective countermeasures with known safety benefits can help reduce pedestrian fatalities at uncontrolled crossing locations and un-signalized intersections. Pedestrians account for over 17.5 percent of all fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes, and the majority of these deaths occur at uncontrolled crossing locations such as mid-block or un-signalized intersections. These are among the most common locations for pedestrian fatalities generally because of inadequate pedestrian crossing facilities and insufficient or inconvenient crossing opportunities, all of which create barriers to safe, convenient, and complete pedestrian networks. Expecting pedestrians to travel significantly out of their way to cross a roadway to reach their destination is unrealistic and counterproductive to encouraging healthier transportation options. By focusing on uncontrolled locations, agencies can address a significant national safety problem and improve quality of life for pedestrians of all ages and abilities.

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Code:17LTSTEP1107
Dates:November 7, 2017    Check for other dates
Meets:Tu from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Hours:6.00
Location:Claremore - Northeast Technology Center
Instructor:Peter Eun
Fee:$0  

Notes:Lunch will be provided at this workshop.

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