Events / Meetings

Traffic Management Around Schools

When: Thursday, October 8, 2020 -- 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

This webinar was developed by the ITE Traffic Engineering Council

Webinar Description:

Satisfying the needs of all of the students, staff, and parents getting to and from schools by walking, biking, or car along with the overlapping community and commuter traffic has always been challenging. This webinar presents planning concepts, operational considerations, and safety factors that should be considered when examination traffic management in schools area. This includes more specifically:

  • Trip generation and traffic flow patterns by mode around schools
  • Data collection
  • Designing Safe Routes to School to address safety concerns and risky driving behaviors
  • Effectiveness of traffic and parking management practices, control measures, and traffic calming
  • Analytical and simulation tools for campus operations
  • Physical, fiscal and administrative challenges to implementation
  • Approaches for engagement and coordination between school districts, schools, municipalities, and adjacent residents
  • Best practices for establishing programs and standardization of concepts

This webinar builds on content available in ITE publications and best practices in the U.S. and Canada.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Understand the issues in school areas and successful traffic management strategies to address them,
  • Identify policies, resources, and standardized tools to improve safety and operations related to school areas available to practitioners.
  • Describe the complex interaction between user groups and transportation modes around schools.
  • Understand need and tools for engagement between schools, schools, municipalities, and community members.

Speakers:

  • Mr.Peter A.Truch, P.Eng, , IAP2, PTOE, Built Environment & Placemaking Specialist | Independent Consultant
  • Mr.Dustin W.Qualls, P.E., PTOE, Principal | Traffic Engineers, Inc.
  • Patrick M.Wright, P.E., Traffic Associate | Pennoni Associates, Inc.

Fees:
ITE Members: $49.00
Non-Members: $99.00

This fee includes a live web event, an archived recording, webinar evaluation, 1.5 PDH credits, and a certificate of completion.