Road Diets – Free Workshop from FHWA and Caltrans

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Caltrans is offering a one-day workshop on this low-cost, proven safety countermeasure that explores how agencies can use Road Diets to improve safety, operations, and livability in their communities.  Participants will be introduced to the FHWA Road Diet Informational Guide and guided through a decision-making process to determine when a Road Diet may be a good solution.

Who Should Attend:

  • Transportation engineers and planners
  • Pedestrian and bicycle and Safe Routes to School program coordinators
  • Local police, fire, EMS and transit personnel
  • Community leaders

What You Will Learn:

  • Learn about the different types of Road Diets and why they work
  • Understand the characteristics that make Road Diets the right choice
  • Identify roads that are good candidates for Road Diets
  • Learn what segment and intersection design elements are affected by a Road Diet
  • Practice reallocating street space for other uses, including non-motorized user needs

Workshop Locations and Dates:

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Los Angeles County Public Works
900 South Fremont Avenue
Conference Room B
Alhambra, CA  91803

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Caltrans Southern Regional Lab
13970 Victoria Street
Fontana, CA  92336

How to Register:

To register, simply email your complete contact information to the California LTAP Center at californialtap@cce.csus.edu by June 22.  Due to limited seats, registration will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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