Attend a Safety Peer Exchange for Local Agencies

Are you involved in your agency’s safety program or HSIP applications? Caltrans, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), is hosting a 1 & 1/2 day Local Agency Peer Exchange on February 5th and 6th in Sacramento. If you are involved with your agency’s safety program or … Read moreAttend a Safety Peer Exchange for Local Agencies

TRB Webinar on Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis and Risk Based Prioritization

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is conducting a webinar on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PT that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 893: Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis. The webinar will describe how transportation agencies can utilize a systemic approach to pedestrian safety by … Read moreTRB Webinar on Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis and Risk Based Prioritization

SAVE THE DATE – Local Agency Peer Exchange on Safety

Caltrans, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), is hosting a 1 & 1/2 day Local Agency Peer Exchange on safety. Attendance will be limited to 40 targeted participants who are involved in safety for their local agency and/or are either writing up or providing direction in … Read moreSAVE THE DATE – Local Agency Peer Exchange on Safety

New Countermeasure Added to HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects

The documents for HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects have been updated for the purpose of adding a new safety countermeasure “S22, Modify signal phasing to implement a Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI)”. LPI is listed as one of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)’s Proven Safety Countermeasures. It may be considered at Intersections with signalized pedestrian … Read moreNew Countermeasure Added to HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects

HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects Webinar Recording and Q&A

The Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 9 Call for Projects webinar recording and questions and answers document have been posted.  Check them out on the  HSIP Apply Now website. Watch Webinar Applications are due Friday, August 31, 2018. All applications will be submitted electronically only (no hard copy submissions). Any submittal after midnight … Read moreHSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects Webinar Recording and Q&A

Webinar on Model Inventory of Roadway Elements (MIRE 2.0) & MIRE FDEs

The FHWA Office of Safety and Office of Safety Research and Development will be conducting a webinar on the recently released Model Inventory of Roadway Elements, Version 2.0 (MIRE 2.0) and on the Model Inventory of Roadway Elements, Fundamental Data Elements (MIRE FDEs) on Tuesday June 05, 2018 from 11:00 – 12:30 PM PDT. The … Read moreWebinar on Model Inventory of Roadway Elements (MIRE 2.0) & MIRE FDEs

Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Susanville

Join us for a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop being held in Susanville, California on May 2nd.  This FREE workshop consists of three main parts. Participants will learn how to apply for federal funds, where their crashes happen, and what types of countermeasures are available. Learn from UC Berkeley, Caltrans, CHP, FHWA, NHTSA, OTS and PWD on how … Read moreLocal Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Susanville

Winter Driving Tips

On average, there are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year within the United States. Approximately 22% of these crashes, nearly 1,259,000, are weather-related. This pamphlet, Weathering the Storm, provides important information to help you prepare for driving in winter conditions. Be prepared – Stay Safe.                      

Coming Up: Local HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects

A Call for Projects for Cycle 9 of the Local Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)  is expected to be announced late April/Early May, 2018. A webinar will be held within 2 to 3 weeks after the announcement of the Call for Projects that will provide an overview of the application process. The application submittal deadline will be … Read moreComing Up: Local HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects

Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Marina, CA

Join us for a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop being held along the Central Coast in Marina, California.  This FREE workshop consists of three main parts. Participants will learn how to apply for federal funds, where their crashes happen, and what types of countermeasures are available. Learn from UC Berkeley, Caltrans, CHP, FHWA, NHTSA, OTS and PWD on … Read moreRoadway Departure Safety Workshop in Marina, CA