Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) - Wallingford ***Session Full***
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Event Date: 6/27/2023

Event Overview

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A CT Safety Academy Program Training AND A CT Local Traffic Authority Elective Workshop

Course Description:

In 2022, Connecticut experienced the highest pedestrian fatalities in 34 years. Seventy-five (75) people lost their lives. Over 50% of these fatalities occurred on local roads. Cost-effective countermeasures can be systemically applied to reduce these crashes and save lives.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • Understand and be able to explain the magnitude of the pedestrian safety problem, nationwide and specifically in Connecticut.
  •  Understand how STEP and the Spectacular Seven countermeasures can help improve pedestrian safety in your community.
  • Select appropriate pedestrian safety improvement treatments using the table in the Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety in Uncontrolled Crossing Locations.

Who Should Attend:

This class is designed for local transportation or public safety professionals involved in making decisions regarding pedestrian safety in their municipality. Engineers, Public Works Directors, Highway Supervisors, Local Traffic Authorities (LTAs) and Law Enforcement personnel are encouraged to attend.