Designing Streets to Enhance Community

Registration Eligibility
open
Start Date
04/10/2017
End Date
04/10/2019
Description
Seattle's streets account for 27 percent of the city's land. They provide both vital transportation and utility linkages necessary for the city to grow and thrive. The design of these streets can enhance community connections that improve economic vitality and provide healthy choices for residents.
This course discusses street and road safety, the challenges, and policies that address common issues such as traffic, risks, and development. Presented are case studies and street design samples to better understand the processes behind the development and how such designs work.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. To know more about the latest developments in the city’s streets which may also be applicable in other cities around the country.
2. Understand how street safety matters and how it benefits the public.
3. Learn how to design and manage safe streets and develop a livable community.
Instructors
Dongho Chang, City Traffic Engineer - City of Seattle
Website Registration
Course Codes
LA-17060
Provider
ISDM


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