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RES Virtual Continuing Education Courses Offering PDHs - Theme: Pedestrian considerations within the transportation network.

  • 15-Feb-2024
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Zoom


  • For 3 courses - 2 PDHs
  • For all 3 courses - 2 PDHs


RES Virtual Continuing Education Courses Offering PDHs

Theme: Pedestrian considerations within the transportation network.

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024

Time: 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Registration closes at midnight, February 14th.

1:00-2:00 Trends in Pedestrian Safety 1 PDH pending.

This presentation will update us on the latest trends in pedestrian safety and will cover such topics as updates to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) related to pedestrian safety and the importance of speed and speed reduction in pedestrian safety. It will also introduce concepts of a safe system approach.

Mike McGinn

Our speaker is Mike McGinn, Executive Director of America Walks, a national organization that advances safe, equitable, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and move by giving people and communities the resources to effectively advocate for change. Mike is an activist, an attorney, and the former Mayor of Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in Economics and from the University of Washington School of Law.

2:30-3:30 Re-Connect Rochester (non PDH presentation)

Learn about this important local alternative transportation advocacy group. Reconnect Rochester is a champion of transportation choices that enable a more vibrant and equitable community. They envision a community connected by a robust transportation network that makes it easy for everyone—regardless of physical or economic ability—to get around.

Our speaker is Cody Donahue, Director of Policy and Advocacy for ReConnect Rochester. Cody has 20 years of experience in public policy advocacy and management. He holds a B.A. degree in Political Science and Government from Oregon State University and a M.A. in Sustainable Development from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont.

4:00-5:00 Planning and Designing a Successful Pedestrian/Bicycle Way 1 PDH

This session will discuss technical and conceptual aesthetic elements for making great pedestrian and bicycle facilities. We will learn what a multi-purpose path is, about consideration for network planning, engineering considerations, placemaking features and maintenance and operations.

Our presenters are Steve Godlewski, P.E. Transportation Group Manager and Bill Sprengnether, RLA Landscape Architect both of Fisher Associates. Steve has over 20 years of experience in transportation design to include rehabilitation, roundabouts, and complete streets. He holds a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University.

Bill has over 20 years of experience as as a landscape designer with expertise to include bicycle facilities design, ecological design, community and institutional master planning. He holds a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University.

Links will come from and say ZOOM and will be emailed to you one week prior, 1 day prior and 1 hour prior to each course and your link is unique to you only. Be sure to check your spam folders as we find many companies block emails coming from our website because it is from Canada which is international. You may want to use your personal email when signing up for these courses.


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