Events / Meetings

Beyond the Sign: Ensuring Safety Through Speed Limit Establishment

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

This webinar is led by the ITE Younger Member Program Board Committee.

Webinar Description:

Join us for an informative webinar on establishing safe speed limits with a strong focus on safety-driven approaches. In this session, our speakers, including a consultant (PA) and public sector employee (GA), will share their insights, experiences, and best practices for setting speed limits that prioritize safety on our roads. Whether involved in urban planning, transportation engineering, law enforcement, or public policy, this webinar offers actionable strategies and perspectives that are being used to enhance your approach to setting safe speed limits and promoting road safety for all. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from industry leaders and contribute to the conversation on creating safer streets for everyone.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore effective methodologies and best practices employed by consultants and public sector professionals in setting appropriate speed limits to mitigate road risks and enhance overall safety.
  • Identify key factors influencing speed limit decisions, such as road type, traffic volume, pedestrian activity, and surrounding land use, and learn how to apply these considerations in practice.
  • Understand the principles of safety-driven speed limit establishment, including the role of data analysis, road design, and community engagement in ensuring safe travel conditions.


Tyler Hartman, P.E., Traffic Design Manager | Century Engineering, A Kleinfelder Company | Dover, DE, United States

Morgan Nelson, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Engineer / Kimley-Horn / Saint Paul, MN



  • Marvin Ta, P.E., Staff Engineer II | Pennoni | Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Samuel Harris, P.E., Assistant State Traffic Engineer | Georgia Department of Transportation | Atlanta, GA, United States

ITE Members: Free

Registration for webinar includes the live event, an archived recording with access for 30 days to each registrant. If you are a non-member of ITE you will need to create an account to register. You can create an account here.

PDH/CM Credit Certificate: If you would like PDH/CM Credit for this webinar, there is a processing fee for each registrant of $20 regardless of membership status to receive 1.5 PDH/CM credits certificate.
Instructions and link will be provided at the conclusion of the live event. Participants are able to purchase and retrieve their certificate until their access to the content expires. After the content expires and goes into archive, the certificate opportunity is forfeit.