Join us for our highway-themed webinar series in March 2021. One PDH will be offered for each meeting. These events are FREE for ASHE Members and Students. There is a $5.00 registration fee for non-members.
Session 3: April 30, 2021 – 12 to 1pm – Just Added!
Baltimore City’s Complete Streets Design Manual
The presentation will review the City’s new Complete Streets Manual. The manual supports the city’s Complete Streets Ordinance that prioritizes pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transit. This hierarchy will influence roadway design decisions to increase quality of life, safety, accessibility, mobility ande economic vitality in Baltimore City. The manual will provide progressive guidance and design standards based on the different Street Types in the City, considering the purpose and context of a community and neighborhood. The manual guides the planning, design, implantation, and operation of infrastructure projects in the City.
Graham Young, P.E., PTOE – Baltimore City Department of Transportation Complete Streets Manager
Session 1: March 19, 2021 – 12 to 1pm
Part-Time Shoulder Use as a Transportation Systems Management and Operations Strategy
Part-Time Shoulder Use (PTSU) is a Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) strategy which can provide significant congestion relief during peak periods when the shoulder is used for travel. This presentation will discuss factors which should be considered for PTSU facilities including planning, mobility analysis, safety analysis, environmental analysis, cost/benefits, design and implementation considerations.
Brian Grandizio, PE, PTOE – RK&K
Session 2: March 31, 2021 – 2 to 3pm
Maryland’s 2021-2025 Strategic Highway Safety Plan
A Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) provides the framework for the implementation of safety countermeasures focusing on the four E’s – education, enforcement, engineering, and EMS. Maryland’s 2021-2025 SHSP encompasses the essence of the previous plans and further incorporates systemic enhancements, innovation, and implementation that is data driven. The result is an evidence-based approach that focuses on six emphasis areas and their affiliated strategies and action steps. This presentation will provide an overview of the new SHSP and the role it will play in reducing fatalities and serious injuries on Maryland’s roadways.
Timothy Kerns, PhD., Director of MDOT / MVA’s Highway Safety Office R