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Webinar: The Public Health Impact of Community Speed Reduction
April 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This was a previous offering, to find the recording, please click here.
Who Should Attend:
Public health and transportation professionals
This webinar is intended for public health and transportation professionals seeking to learn more about the public health impact of reducing motor vehicle speed. The presentation will include an overview of the issue and will highlight key recommendations from a recent HRiA report on the issue. Speakers will describe various practical approaches to reducing vehicle speeds at the local level and will describe the role of state level policy in promoting safer speeds.
Participants completing this training will be able to:
- Describe the public health impact of reducing motor vehicle speed
- Discuss state and local policies and approaches might be employed to reduce motor vehicle speeds
- Recall specific examples of emerging and best practices in community speed reduction
- Identify tools to help explore community speed reduction options at a local or state level
Kathleen McCabe, Director, Public Health Policy and Practice, HRiA
Greg Raisman, Portland, Oregon Bureau of Transportation
Barry Keppard, Manager of the Public Health Division, Metropolitan Area Planning Council