Work Zone Design for Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety - Worcester

Date: 2/7/2023 8:00 AM - 2/7/2023 11:00 AM

Location: Worcester Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division Office
50 Officer Manny Familia Way

Worcester, Massachusetts




Course Description:

This program will review the general considerations for planning and installing temporary traffic control and address the specific planning and design factors for accommodating pedestrians and bicyclists. The program will address potential hazards created by the presence of the work zone and measures to mitigate those hazards. Participants will discuss the needs and methods for inspecting and maintaining temporary traffic control with an emphasis on pedestrian and bicycle features.

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

First Name Affiliation
Tom Felix A. Marino Co., Inc.
Kimberly Nitsch Engineering
Alexis Gill Engineering
Jonathan MDM Transportation Consultants
Stephane Town of Concord
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Jeff Town of Natick
Sheila Town of Lexington
Kevin Town of Watertown
  • Peter Cusolito
    Director at Town of Leicester
    Peter Cusolito is a safety and emergency planning consultant with over 40 years of experience in strategic planning, training management, and in applying safety emergency preparedness planning principles in a variety of environments. A former senior military officer, he served as a representative to the public for the coordination of public safety planning for several large-scale, high-risk events throughout the country.

    For the past 15 years, Peter has been working with private and public sector clients from the local to national level to improve work zone safety awareness and practices. He has led the development, implementation, and sustainment of public and private sector programs to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance.  Peter has helped clients establish policies and practices that facilitate hazard analysis, identify appropriate mitigation measures, and maintain a process of continuous evaluation. To aid in program implementation, he has developed specific tools to support the completion of safety assessments and the publication of site-specific health and safety plans.

    Peter teaches a variety of health and safety topics and is an authorized trainer for the OSHA-10 and 30-hour programs in both Construction and General Industry.