Pedestrian Safety Design Workshop

The City of Long
Beach has been selected to host a two-day pedestrian workshop. This is
an opportunity for us to work with two of the country’s top pedestrian
safety experts in a workshop in which participants will learn of
engineering measures that will make our community a safer and more
pleasant place to walk. I hope you will be able to participate in this
workshop. Continental breakfast will be provided both days, but lunch
is on your own. For a description and agenda, and to register for the
conference, please go to the following link and click "Register":

http://www.cce.csus.edu/conferences/caltrans/wkshps/DesPedSafety08_longBeach.htm

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