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ELCSI-PFS 2012 TAC Meeting Agenda

FHWA Evaluation of Low-Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study 2012 Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

May 15–16, 2012

DAY 1: Tuesday, May 15

Morning Session – 8:30 AM ET

  • Welcome and Introductions, Ray Krammes (Federal Highway Administration (FHWA))    [15]
     
  • Review of Mission, Objectives, and History of the Study, Kim Eccles (Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB))    [30] Phase V, Part 1
     
    • Overview of Study Designs and Update on Strategies, Craig Lyon
      • (Persaud & Lyon) and Jon Soika (VHB)    [25]
         
    • Pennsylvania’s Experience with Combined Rumbles, Chris Speese
      • (PennDOT)    [15]
         
        • Statewide Intersection Improvements: A Brief Update, Joey Riddle
          • (SCDOT)    [15]
             
  • Break – 10:15 AM ET (approximately)    [15]
     
  • Related National Evaluation Efforts
     
    • Safety Edge, Cathy Satterfield (FHWA)    [15]
       
    • Rural Safety Innovation-Evaluation Project, Jim Dewar (FHWA)    [10]
       
    • Evaluation of Intersection Safety Strategies (National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) 17-35) – Interactive
       
      • Discussion of Results, Daniel Carter - The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (UNC-HSRC)    [20]
         
  • FHWA Intersection Programs, Wei Zhang (FHWA)    [15]
     
  • Human Factors Evaluations, Jim Shurbutt and Brian Philips (FHWA)    [15]
     
  • MIRE MIS, Bob Pollack (FHWA)    [15]
     

12:00 Boxed Lunch

Afternoon Session – 1:00 PM ET

  • Future Direction of the Study, Roya Amjadi (FHWA) Evaluation Phase
     
    • (Part 2) of Phase III and V    [10] Initiation of Phase VI    [10]
       
    • Evolution of Study and Subsequent Phases    [10]
       
  • Phase VI
     
    • Update on Progress, Dave Merritt (The Transtec Group)    [20]
       
    • Experiences of Participating States    [20]
       
    • Related FHWA Pavement Efforts, Jim Sherwood (FHWA)    [15]
       
  • Break – 2:30 PM ET (approximately)    [15]
     
  • Peer Exchange
     
    • Oklahoma Peer Exchange Summary, Matt Warren (OKDOT)    [15]
       
    • Emerging Low-Cost Strategies – Experiences to Date
       
      • Rural Intersection Pavement Markings in PA, Chris Speese (PennDOT)    [15]
         
      • Vehicles Entering When Flashing in NC, Shawn Troy (NCDOT)    [30] Rural ITS
         
      • Strategies in MN, Brad Estochen (MnDOT)    [20]
         
      • Other Strategies
         
    • Shared Challenges Implementing Low-Cost Improvements
       

Dinner

  • Meet in Lobby at 6:00 PM for walk to dinner at neighborhood restaurant
     

DAY 2: Wednesday, May 16

Morning Session –8:30 AM ET

  • Recap of Day 1, Kim Eccles (VHB)    [10]
     
  • Roadway Safety Data Partnership, Heather Rothenberg (FHWA)    [20]
     
  • TAC States – A Sample of Good Practices
     
    • Safety Efforts in Texas, Brian Stanford (TxDOT)    [15] Safety
       
    • Efforts in Georgia, Norm Cressman (GDOT)    [15] Safety
       
    • Efforts in South Dakota, Nicole Frankl (SDDOT)    [10]
       
  • Crash Modification Factors Resources, Karen Scurry (FHWA)    [15]
     
  • Break – 9:55 AM ET (approximately)    [15]
     
  • Balloting, Roya Amjadi (FHWA) Uses of Ballots    [10]
     
    • Instructions for Ballots    [10]
       
  • Developing a Safety Improvements Database
     
    • Ohio’s Experiences, Jonathan Hughes (OHDOT)    [15]
       
    • California’s Experiences, Robert Peterson (Caltrans)    [15]North
       
    • Carolina’s Experiences, Shawn Troy (NCDOT)    [15]
       
    • Unveiling the Combined Database, Kim Eccles & Jon Soika (VHB)    [25]
       
  • Meeting Summary
     

Adjourn – 12:00 PM ET

Last updated: Monday, December 2, 2019