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LTAP in Partnership with FHWA Resource Center, FHWA Louisiana Division Office and Destination Zero Deaths presents: Vulnerable Road Users Safety Workshop
About the Course
Vulnerable Road Users (VRU) include pedestrians, bicyclists, and other personal modes of transportation. They continue to account fro a significant percentage of U.S. traffic fatalities in Louisiana and are listed as an emphasis area in Louisiana's Streategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).
This workshop will discuss how road safety stakeholders and local agencies can help reduce VRU deaths and series injuries in Louisiana.
· Operating characteristics and safety concerns related to VRU’s
· Factors in the operating environment that present risks for VRU’s
· Available data sources and tools that can be used in VRU safety analysis
· Relating Proven Safety Countermeasures and the Safe Systems Approach to VRU’s
· Adapting and implementing local safety plans to address VRU needs
A field assessment will be conducted to provide participants an opportunity to physically evaluate issues on local roads and recommend proven safety countermeasures to address these issues.
Who should attend
This workshop is designed for road safety practitioners, parish and city engineers, public works employees, law enforcement officers, health professionals, educators, and other local agency stakeholders who are vested in improving road safety in their respective communities, as well as Regional and Local decision makers interested in a safe and efficient local road network balanced with a higher quality of life in their communities.
Class Time…………….………….... 8:30AM—3:30PM
*West Monroe Only*
Registration 9:00 a.m.
Class: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thibodaux — 8/09/2023Baton Rouge — 8/10/2023 *Registration Closed at this location
Nicholls State University - 906 E 1st Street
John L. Guidry Stadium - Century Room
Thibodaux, LA 70301
4099 Gourrier Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Covington — 8/16/2023
St. Tammany Parish EOC/Media Room
510 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433
Lake Charles — 8/17/2023
LSP Troop D HQ
805 Main Street
Lake Charles, LA 70615
New Orleans — 8/22/2023 *Registration Closed at this location
New Orleans Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC)
10 Veterans Memorial Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Bossier City — 8/30/2023
Bossier Sheriff Substation
2510 Viking Dr.
Bossier City, LA 71112
West Monroe — 8/31/2023
Ouachita Valley Branch Library
601 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
Alexandria — 9/13/2023
Rapides Parish Library - Main Library
411 Washington Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
Lafayette — 9/14/2023
Rosa Parks Transportation Center
101 Jefferson Street Suite 100
Lafayette, LA 70501
Steven C. Strength, P.E., P.T.O.E.
Steve serves as LTAP Director, overseeing training, technical assistance, and outreach activities that benefit the local public agencies in Louisiana. Prior to joining LTAP in 2013, he spent 31 years with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, District 02 in New Orleans, including 22 years as District Traffic Operations Engineer. During this time he managed or participated in a variety of programs and projects involving Traffic Engineering, Highway Safety, Work Zone Operations, Incident and Special Events, and Intelligent Transportation Systems.
Fees & Cancellations for Workshop
Free for Public Agencies
$50 Private Agencies
Credit card payments are accepted through the online registration system. Checks or money orders are also accepted.
Make checks payable to:
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Mail checks to:
4099 Gourrier Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4443
ATTN: Victor Lockwood
Registration is required one week in advance of class. Failure to cancel at least 72 hours prior will result in a forfeit of the registration fee. Participant substitution is available.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
Professional Development Hour (PDH) credit will be awarded as follows: six (6) PDHs. LTRC is a Louisiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, approved Sponsor/Provider of Continuing Professional Development.
Contact the LTAP Office via:
Phone: (225) 767-9717
Fax: (225) 767-9156
The Louisiana Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a cooperative effort between the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Louisiana State University (LSU). LTAP serves the needs of local transportation agencies and is a part of the Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC).