Dan Gelinne joined the University of North Carolina (UNC) Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) in 2006, and currently serves as the program manager for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), where he performs research, web management, project oversight and technical support services. He also manages the Road Safety Academy, the training arm of HSRC.
Dan managed the development of the Pedestrian Safety Strategic Plan for the Federal Highway Administration and led the effort to draft the National Bicycling and Walking Study: 15-Year Status Report to assess the state of walking and bicycling in the United States. Dan has helped coordinate and manage the Walk Friendly Communities program, and helps manage a national technical assistance program to help communities in the area of pedestrian safety planning and design. Through the Road Safety Academy, he works to provide continuing education and training opportunities for a variety of professionals in the transportation field.
Dan is a member of the Transportation Research Board Task Force on Road Safety Workforce Development and holds a B.A. in geography and environmental science from UNC-Chapel Hill.