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

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

Webinar: Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) for Local Roads

Severe crashes are often widely dispersed over local and rural road networks.  Systemic analysis identifies locations that are at risk for severe crashes, even if there is not a high crash frequency. This webinar will present low-cost countermeasures and useful tools to analyze crash and roadway data to predict the safety impacts and allow local … Read moreWebinar: Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) for Local Roads

Roadway Departure Safety Workshop

Attend a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Hanford from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017. This is the last one of a series of four workshops. Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 8:30am – 3:30pm at Kings County Government Center 1400 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford, CA 93230 Register … Read moreRoadway Departure Safety Workshop

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 moreLocal Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Northern California