News: Bicycle & Pedrestrian Road Safety Audit @ Emory July 29th

Safety Audits

On Monday, July 29, 2013, Bike Emory and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition are hosting a Roadway Safety Audit workshop for transportation planners, engineers, public health professionals, law enforcement officers and advocates working to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety.

The workshop will take place at Emory University from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m at the Rollins School of Public Health, Room 2001.

Space is limited to 40 attendees -REGISTER HERE.

A Road Safety Audit is a formal safety performance examination of a roadway by an independent, multidisciplinary team. It estimates and reports on potential safety issues and identifies opportunities for improvement in safety for all road users.

RSAs seek to reduce crashes by finding low-cost, concrete solutions. For more information on RSAs, visit the FHWA resource center.

Workshop agenda:

  • Basic Concepts of Road Safety Audits
  • Procedures
  • Examples Using Local Government Issues
  • Understanding Risk and Safety Common Issues and Challenges
  • Questions and Discussion
  • Introduction to Low Cost Safety Improvements
  • Review of Case Study Materials
  • Group Presentations
  • Response Reports
  • Questions and Discussion

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