Lighting Strategies to Improve Pedestrian Safety

October 17, 2018


Roadway lighting is a key factor influencing pedestrian safety, security and comfort. Coordinating lighting improvements and changes can be a challenge for local planning, public works, and transportation departments. This session will explore key considerations for lighting improvements and showcase street lighting projects in San Francisco and Seattle. Panelists will also share innovative lighting strategies and new technologies being deployed to improve visibility and conspicuity. After their presentations, panelists will respond to questions from attendees in a facilitated discussion period.

Panelists include:

  • Frank Markowitz, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Adam Smith, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • James Le, Seattle Department of Transportation
  • Ronald Gibbons, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

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