Mark Doctor is a senior safety and design engineer in the FHWA Resource Center. Mark provides technical services and advances technology deployment in performance-based safety and design areas. He holds an M.S. degree in transportation engineering from the University of Florida.
Many highway design and traffic control elements can be improved to better meet the aging population’s needs. Safety improvements designed with older drivers in mind can benefit all road users! Come learn about key design and operational strategies that agencies can implement to improve safety and mobility for those age 65 and up.
Intended Audience: Transportation professionals who plan, design, review, recommend, and/or approve transportation projects, as well as operating and maintaining streets and roads.