Chair: Ken Sides, Sam Schwartz Engineering, Tampa, FL, USA
Vice Chair: Joseph Balskus, VHB, Wethersfield, CT, USA
Mission: To save lives by accelerating the transition to safe intersections
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Webinar 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. September 19, 2023
ITE and the Roundabout Committee would like to congragulate Mayor Jim Brainard and Jeremy Kashman for their Main Street Corridor roundabout project submission-Congratulations!
They will present their project during the September 19, 2023th webinar.
Want to know more about roundabout design in your area? In order to share current practice reference material on roundabout design, this map provides clickable links to U.S. states’ and Canadian provinces’ roundabout design guidelines documents. If you have any additions or revisions to this resource, please contact Douglas Noble, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to know more about roundabout laws and the associated drivers’ education curricula in your area? This spreadsheet [map] provides clickable links to U.S. states’ and Canadian provinces’ legal codes related to roundabouts and summarizes their current practice with respect to drivers’ education. If you have any additions or revisions to this resource, please contact Douglas Noble, email@example.com.
ITE Roundabout Committee, Pedestrian/Bicycle Committee
This QuickBite provides an overview of design elements that improve pedestrian safety at roundabouts. A series of case study examples are provided showing various design attributes and options with intended to improve driver yielding behavior.
How Carmel, Indiana Became the "Roundabout Capital of the United States"
Jeremy Kashman, chief engineer and director of engineering for the City of Carmel, IN, USA, joins the ITE Talks Transportation podcast to talk about how his city became the "Roundabout Capital of the United States." With more than 140 existing roundabouts and more in the works, Kashman describes the process of installing these roundabouts and the benefits they provide, including decreased congestion, improved safety, and reduced emissions. Kashman also describes the public's reaction to the roundabouts, and provides insights for any jurisdictions considering installing the structures.
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