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Friday, November 9 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Safer Roads by Design: Part 5: Making Roads Safe for All Users

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Vulnerable road users are over-represented in serious and fatal traffic injuries throughout the world. The session will discuss the reasons pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, public transportation vehicles and non-motorized vehicles are involved in these impacts and what corrective actions can be taken to reduce their frequency.

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Marie Louis

Affiliate Faculty, Regis University
Marie Louis is an IRF fellow. She is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). She earned a doctorate degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in multimodal transportation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Thomas Hall

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Purdue University
Thomas Hall is a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant working under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Tarko in the Purdue University Center for Road Safety. Dr. Hall completed his Ph.D. from the Purdue Lyles School of Civil Engineering in 2017, with a focus in the transportation and infrastructure... Read More →
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Thomas Richter

Head of Chair, Institute of Land and Sea Transport Systems
Thomas Richter is head of the chair road planning and road operation at the institute of land and sea transport at Technische Universitaet Berlin since 2003. He is also managing director of SHP Ingenieure, a consulting company in transportation planning and road design in Hanover... Read More →
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Brenda Soto

Civil Analyst, Kimley-Horn
Brenda graduated from Arizona State University (ASU) with her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Civil Engineering. Brenda has over 2 (two as of 2018) years of traffic, transportation engineering, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) experience. Her technical experience... Read More →
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Joe Toole

Former US FHWA Acting Administrator
Throughout his 38 year career, Mr. Toole has focused on the bringing innovation, safety and leadership to the highway community.  Prior to retiring from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in 2011, Mr. Toole served as the Associate Administrator for the FHWA’s Office of Safety... Read More →
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Nicholas Worrell

Director of the Office of Safety Advocacy, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Nicholas Worrell is the Director of the Office of Safety Advocacy for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Among other duties, Mr. Worrell coordinates the development of the agency’s Most Wanted List of safety improvements and promotes the adoption of safety recommendations... Read More →

Friday November 9, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm PST
Cohiba 3-5 Tropicana Las Vegas