SCAG Toolbox Tuesdays: Roundabouts
Toolbox Tuesdays provides a range of practical skills and knowledge for local planners including training in the use of computer-based tools and education in practical approaches to timely planning issues. All classes are FREE for staff of SCAG-member local governments and other SCAG partners in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. Private sector planners, non-profit staff, academics and students are welcome to attend in Los Angeles, as long as space is available
Toolbox Tuesdays Winter 2012:
February 14 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Roundabouts – Planning and Engineering
Roundabouts are regular features of European roadway design, however they have often been seen as too disruptive for American cities, and especially so in the western states. However opinions are starting to change. There are numerous benefits to roundabouts including improved traffic flow, reduced collisions due to fewer conflict areas, and potentially lower maintenance costs. In addition roundabouts can improve bicycle mobility by reducing the need for a complete stop.
This Toolbox Tuesday will feature two well-known traffic engineers (including the current president of ITE, Rock Miller) as well as two public sector managers who have, or are currently guiding the adoption and implementation of modern roundabouts.
All sessions are eligible for AICP Certification Maintenance credits.
All sessions at SCAG’s downtown LA office. Sessions will also be offered via live video-conference at the following SCAG regional offices:
You will receive an email with additional details after registering.