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Many agencies and organizations offer training opportunities on pedestrian injury prevention. To learn more about these opportunities and to build your skills in pedestrian safety, check out some of the resources and events below.

Name Source Type Description
Webinar Series and Live streams
Pedestrian Webinars
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Webinars
Regular webinars on variety of pedestrian safety issues. Recent topics have included agency leadership and countermeasure selection.
       
America Walks Webinars
America Walks
Webinars
Regular webinars on variety of walking issues, including pedestrian safety.
       
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Webinars
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Webinars
Regular webinars on variety of pedestrian safety issues. Offers several webinar series, including Livable Communities, Pedestrian Focus (with FHWA), and Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.
       
Friday Transportation Seminar Summaries
Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI)
Live stream
Live courses on a variety of pedestrian and bicycle issues streamed online and archived. Geared toward professionals involved in urban studies and planning.
       
Advocacy Advance Webinars
Advocacy Advance 
Webinars
Regular webinars focused on funding sources and strategies to direct that funding to bicycling and walking projects and programs.
       
Health, Safety & Community Design Webinars
Safe States Alliance
Webinars Archived webinars on health, safety, and community design. Recent programs include webinar on public health, transportation, and land use.
       
National Partnership Webinars
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Webinars
Monthly technical assistance webinar series that cover best practices for state Safe Routes to School programs and a variety of advocacy topics.
       
Transportation, Health and Equity Webinars
American Public Health Association (APHA); Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Webinars
Variety of webinars on intersections between active transportation and health. Includes webinar on using Health Impact Assessments.
Websites, Toolkits, and Self-Study Trainings
Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse
Georgia Institute of Technology; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website
Comprehensive resource on the intersection of public health and community design/built environment. Includes links to training opportunities and resources as well as a glossary of terms from architecture, health impact assessment, planning, public health, and transportation engineering.
       
Pedestrians
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Website Comprehensive information on pedestrian safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Includes links to guidance documents, studies, curricula, and other materials related to pedestrian injury prevention. 
       
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Website
Comprehensive information on pedestrian and bicycle safety from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Includes links to guidance documents, publications, and funding opportunities.
       
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Website
Comprehensive information on pedestrian and bicycle safety from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Office of Safety. Includes links to projects, programs, and materials for use in reducing pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities.
       
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Website Comprehensive information on pedestrian and bicycle safety from the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC). Includes a variety of resources ranging from fact sheets and trainings to white papers and other publications.
       
Safe Routes
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Website Comprehensive information on Safe Routes to School (SRTS) from the National Center for Safe Routes to School. Includes a variety of national, state, and local materials as well as a Resource Center with links to research, publications, training opportunities, and other resources.
       
Working Together: A Training Framework for Public Health and Planning Professionals
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toolkit/Guide As public health professionals and urban planners begin to work more closely, they need the ability to speak each other’s languages in order to work together effectively. Public health professionals and urban planners need a mutual and basic understanding of each other’s concepts, data sources, etc. in order to forge effective partnerships. This toolkit will help both professions get basic training in concepts that will foster this collaboration. Organized by six core areas.
       
Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Toolkit/Guide
Contains 24 scripted slideshows on variety of pedestrian safety topics ranging from introduction to bicycling and walking issues to planning and implementing pedestrian  programs.
       
Promoting Safety and Livability Through Smart Growth
Safe States Alliance
Toolkit/Guide Online self-study training on strategies to integrate injury-specific public health goals into transportation planning and the larger Smart Growth movement. Outlines ways to increase the capacity of injury prevention programs in order to effectively promote policies and practices that create safe, healthy, and livable communities.
       
Program & Policy Evaluation for Injury and Violence Prevention
Safe States Alliance; American Public Health Association (APHA) Online Self-Study Training (Modules)
Online self-study training on principles and practices that are essential for successfully evaluating injury and violence prevention (IVP) programs and policies. Includes module on similarities and differences of program and policy evaluations.
In-Person Workshops and Meetings
Every Body Walk!
America Walks
Meeting
National summit for professionals across a variety of disciplines who are working to increase walking and make communities safer for walking.
       
Pedestrian Safety Program Management Course
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
In-person workshop
Two-day course that provides overview of managing pedestrian safety programs. Designed for highway safety office officials, pedestrian safety coordinators, law enforcement, nonprofit organization staff, and others. Topics range from pedestrian safety basics to selecting countermeasures. Includes independent study before in-person workshop.
       
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) In-Person Training
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In-person workshop
In-person trainings available on variety of pedestrian safety issues (at cost). Courses include developing pedestrian safety action plan and improving pedestrian safety for older adults. 
       
New Partners for Smart Growth
Local Government Commission (LGC)
Meeting National conference on smart growth and sustainability. Includes plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, focused training sessions, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities.
       

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