TRB Webinar: Modern Roundabouts Downtown and Suburban Revitalization

PDH: A certificate for 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

The webinar will provide examples of ways the modern roundabout may be able to revitalize a downtown area, enhance a community’s sense of place, and provide a safer and more efficient traffic flow in urban and suburban areas. Presenters will describe how roundabouts have jumpstarted downtown revitalization, illustrate how roundabouts have enhanced communities, and demonstrate how roundabouts have improved traffic flow.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Roundabouts.

Webinar Presenters

Mark Johnson, MJT Engineering
Shannon Lambert, Reid Middleton
Joseph Balskus, VHB

Moderated by: Rachel Price, Reid Middleton

Webinar Outline

Downtown revitalization with roundabouts
Roundabouts providing a “sense of place” to an urban area
Using roundabouts to enhance traffic flow in urban and suburban areas
Question and answer session

The first 90 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

Describe how a modern roundabout can revitalize a downtown area
Identify how a modern roundabout can enhance a community’s sense of place
Understand how the modern roundabout can enhance safe and efficient traffic flow in urban and suburban areas