Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Northern California

A roadway departure crash is defined as a crash which occurs after a vehicle crosses an edge line or a center line, or otherwise leaves the traveled way. These type of crashes are frequently severe and account for the majority of highway fatalities.  In 2015, there were 18,695 fatalities as a result of roadway departure crashes, … Read more

FHWA Webinar on Data-Driven Safety Analysis

The FHWA Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) team is presenting a new session in its free DDSA “How-To” webinar series. Data-Driven Safety Analysis: The Reliability of Safety Management Methods Tuesday, December 20, 2016, from 2:00-3:30 EST (11:00-12:30 PST) The Reliability of Safety Management Methods series includes five informational guides that demonstrate ways to make more reliable data-driven decisions throughout the roadway … Read more

Local HSIP Cycle 8 Call for Projects Announced

The Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is a core federal-aid program for the purpose of achieving a significant reduction in fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. On May 9, 2016, Caltrans Division of Local Assistance announced HSIP Cycle 8 Call for Projects. The deadline to submit applications for this Call for Projects is … Read more

SSARP Phase 2 Call-for-applications and Local HSIP Cycle 8 Webinar

Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program (SSARP) Phase 2 Call-for-applications Caltrans announced SSARP Phase 2 Call for Applications on April 21, 2016. The application due date is Friday, May 27, 2016.  If an agency has submitted an application during Phase 1, they should not submit a new application since unselected applications from Phase 1 will be … Read more

Webinar on Systemic Safety Analysis Approaches with Limited Roadway Data

Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on March 29th at 1:00pm EST for a webinar on Systemic Safety Analysis Approaches with Limited Roadway Data, featuring two presentations from the Systemic Safety Implementation Peer Exchanges last year. In this webinar you will learn how the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) incorporates risk management data, in addition to crash … Read more

Call for Applications for Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program

Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program Call for Applications The Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program announced a call for applications on February 16, 2016. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 25, 2016. $10 million from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) was set aside and exchanged for state funds to implement a new safety analysis program, … Read more

New Federal Publications Posted to TRB Website

Below are recent federal publications posted to the Transportation Research Board website. Our intention of this blog is provide a hub of information that will aid the delivery of your federal project. Interregional Travel: A New Perspective for Policy Making TRB Special Report 320 Interregional Travel: A New Perspective for Policy Making examines the demand for and … Read more