Safety Takes Synergy: Lessons & Successes from the Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program

Topic(s):   Pedestrian injury

Safe States Alliance






1.5 hours

CEU Credits: 

1.5 hours

Course Code: 



Safe States Alliance 770-690-9000

6 - Ability to DISSEMINATE INFORMATION related to injury and/or violence prevention to the community. other professionals. key policy makers and leaders through diverse communication networks Icon


Decreasing pedestrian injuries and fatalities requires strong partnerships between a variety of state and local agencies. Developed by the Safe States Alliance and funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program was designed to enhance statewide pedestrian safety efforts by helping practitioners strengthen partnerships and align efforts between those working in a variety of fields, including public health, transportation, planning, education, law enforcement, and advocacy. This self-study will present lessons and successes from the program and give examples from two states.


Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this self-study training, participants will:    

— Learn about lessons and successes from the program (documented in an impact evaluation report from the Safe States Alliance)


— Understand how Action Team members from two states have used multidisciplinary collaborations they’ve created through the program to successfully advance pedestrian safety initiatives across their respective states


— Learn how to engage partners across a variety of disciplines to achieve shared goals and ensure that pedestrian safety efforts are meaningful and impactful.



  • Jamila Porter, Safe States Alliance
  • Officer Robert McCool, Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
  • Lloyd Jordison, Madison County Health Department (KY)
  • Mia Patriarca, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Bari Freeman, Bike Newport


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)

Additional Registration Required:  


To receive CHES or CPH credits, complete this form:

Print a Certificate of Completion

Once you have completed a Safe States Alliance training, follow the links below to generate a customizable Certificate of Completion for your records. Please note, you must complete the online continuing education credit form in order for Safe States to submit your credits to the respective providers.

Safe States Resources Hub