Health and Transportation Partners: Working to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Oregon
Safe States Pedestrian Injury Prevention Training and Mini-Grant Opportunity
Free IBPI Webinar
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Part 1: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST
Part 2: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PST
Join health and transportation partners working in Oregon and learn a variety of ways to improve pedestrian safety in your neighborhood, town or city. Explore the links between health and transportation, the best practices being used to increase the numbers of individuals using active transportation, and how to keep all road users safer. These methods need not necessarily be expensive engineering solutions, but can encompass education, enforcement and some simple fixes.
This webinar is required viewing for taking advantage of a pedestrian safety mini-grant opportunity. You can preview the mini-grant program guidelines and application here. If you are interested in this webinar, you may also find the Resources from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration PDF useful.
Audience: Those working in public health, pedestrian or bicycle advocacy, law enforcement, community planning, traffic engineering, citizen engagement or other fields that want to get people using active transportation and reduce the risks to users of the system.
If you are applying for the Safe States mini grant opportunity, you are required to view the video and fill out this electronic form upon completion.
Kim Curley works for Commute Options, based in Bend Oregon. The non-profit promotes the use of alternatives to driving alone, including walking, bicycling, carpooling, riding transit and teleworking. She conducts community outreach to business and school communities in a nine-county area of Central Oregon.
Heather Gramp, MPH is a policy analyst for the Oregon Health Authority-Public Health Division focused on changing policies, systems and environments to support active living. Heather is working to create a more walkable and health promoting built environment in cities, towns and rural areas throughout Oregon.
Adrienne Greene, MPA is a program manager with the Oregon Health Authority-Public Health Division in the Injury & Violence Prevention section. She manages the CDC-funded core injury grant which focuses on pedestrian safety policy, senior falls prevention, suicide prevention, drug overdose issues, and child maltreatment. She has been involved in transportation safety since 1989, and is the co-lead of the Pedestrian Safety Policy Workgroup.
Sheila Lyons is a lifelong pedestrian and bicyclist who began working for the Oregon Department of Transportation in 2005 where she manages the Pedestrian and Bicycle program. She is a licensed Civil Engineer.
Shelly Oylear is the Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for Washington County Oregon. With a background in civil engineering and transportation planning, she has worked in the public and private sector on a wide range of projects. Shelly is currently focused on finding solutions to support walking and biking in suburban and rural contexts.
Lidwien Rahman has been a Board Member of Oregon Walks since 2003. Lidwien is a Principal Planner at the Oregon Department of Transportation, where she has been involved in transportation and land use planning and policy development since 1991, including the development of pedestrian plans and pedestrian elements of Transportation System Plans.