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Free Webinar: Pedestrian Safety Education on June 1st

Next Webinar covers pedestrian safety education, offers free CM credits

CHAPEL HILL, NC — The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety announce the next free Webinar in its Pedestrian Safety Action Plan series:

Pedestrian Safety Education
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
2:00pm-3:30pm E.D.T.
1.5 AICP CM credits

Presented by:
Nancy Pullen-Seufert, Associate Director, National Center for Safe Routes to School

To register, please visit

Educational programs are essential for communicating knowledge about pedestrian safety laws and skills to all audiences, from children and teens to older adults. This presentation will provide participants with an understanding of the various types of educational campaigns and messages, along with a description of different types of audiences. Information about identifying particular audiences will be relayed to attendees, as well as a strategy for tailoring specific messages to those audiences.

This Webinar has been approved by AICP for 1.5 CM credits. The Road Safety Academy, the training and education arm of the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, is a registered provider of CM credits. For more information on the Road Safety Academy, please visit

To register for upcoming Webinars and find out about future Webinar dates as they are released, please visit

The Webinar series is aimed at engineers, planners, traffic safety and enforcement professionals, public health and injury prevention professionals, and decision-makers who have the responsibility of improving pedestrian safety at the state or local level. Detailed information on this and other training opportunities offered by PBIC can be found at

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Since its inception in 1999, PBIC’s mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is maintained by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center with funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Campus Box 3430
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3430
Phone: 1.888.823.3977
Fax: 919.962.8710

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Lauren Michele – Founder/Owner of Policy in Motion – is a policy consultant/advisor and communications strategist, specializing in progressive and non-partisan politics. She helps candidates and clients build campaigns, coalitions, and communication strategies. Lauren has 15 years of experience working with federal, state, and local government agencies; non-profit organizations; foundations; universities; and political/issue campaigns, including a Presidential Campaign and a California State Bond. Ms. Michele has over a decade of experience working virtually both in team and individual environments, with Policy in Motion offices in California. Policy in Motion’s mission is to promote the environmental, economic, and social well being of communities —fostering a sustainable future for all people and the planet.

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