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ELCSI-PFS 2014 TAC Meeting Agenda

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

FHWA Evaluation of Low Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study

2014 Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

NHI Facility (Virginia Room), Arlington, Virginia

June 4–5, 2014

DAY 1:  Wednesday, June 4

Morning Session – 8:30 AM ET

Welcome and Introductions

  • Welcome [Monique Evans and Roya Amjadi, FHWA]
     
  • Introductions
     
  • Review of Study Mission, Objectives, and History and Meeting Overview [Kim Eccles, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.  (VHB)]
     

Lane Departure

  • Shoulder and Edgeline Rumble Strips in Combination
     
    • Final Results of Evaluation [Craig Lyon, Persaud & Lyon]
       
    • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State 
       

BREAK

Lane Departure (Cont’d)

  • Rumble Strips and Cable Median Barrier in Combination 
     
    • Preliminary Results of Evaluation [Raghavan Srinivasan, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (UNC-HSRC)]
       
    • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State
       
  • California’s Roadway Departure Safety Improvement Plan [Thomas Schriber, Caltrans]
     

Safety through Better Design

  • Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection (RCUT) Evaluation – Update on Progress [Jon Soika, VHB]
     
  • Continuous Green-T – Study Design and Schedule [Eric Donnell, Penn State]
     
  • Access Management [Frank Gross, VHB]
     
    • Results of FHWA Evaluation
       
    • Using the Data to Further the ELCSI–PFS objectives
       
  • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State
     

Lunch – 12:00 PM ET

Afternoon Session – 1:00 PM ET

Pedestrian Safety

  • Evaluation of Pedestrian Countdown Signals – Update [Daniel Carter, UNC-HSRC]
     
  • FHWA Programs to Address Pedestrian Safety [Tamara Redmon, FHWA]
     
  • New York’s Pedestrian Safety Corridors [Rob Limoges, New York State Department of Transportation]
     
  • Observations of Pedestrian and Motorist Compliance at Pedestrian Crossings [Shawn Troy, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)]
     
  • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State 
     

Break

Wrong Way Driving

  • ATSSA Efforts [Roger Wentz, The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)]
     
  • Rhode Island Experience [Bob Rocchio, Rhode Island DOT]
     
  • Michigan Efforts [Mark Bott, Michigan DOT]
     
  • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State
     

Improving the Science of Crash Modification Factors

  • December Technical Experts Meeting and White Paper [Bhagwant Persaud, Persaud & Lyon]
     
  • Related FHWA efforts [Karen Scurry, FHWA]
     

Break

Signalized Intersection Safety

  • Update on Florida’s Systemic Intersection Safety Improvement Program (ISIP) [Joe Santos, Florida DOT]
     
  • Impacts of Flashing Yellow Arrow in North Carolina [Shawn Troy, NCDOT] 
     
  • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State 
     

Future Direction of the Study, Part I

  • TAC Ballot Discussion [Jon Soika, VHB]
     

Adjourn Day 1 – 5:30 PM ET

DAY 2:  Thursday, June 5

Morning Session – 8:30 AM ET

Notable FHWA Efforts

  • FHWA Traffic Control Devices Pooled Fund Updates [Jim Shurbutt, FHWA]
     
  • Road Weather and Work Zone Best Practices [Paul Pisano, FHWA]
     

Unsignalized Intersection Safety

  • Intersection Conflict Warning Systems
     
    • Preliminary Results [Frank Gross, VHB]
       
    • Experiences and Lessons Learned – Expert Panel 
       
  • Reflectorized STOP Sign Posts in Huron County, MI [Mark Bott, Michigan DOT] 
     
  • Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide [Jon Soika, VHB]
     

Break

Safety Program Management

  • MAP-21 and Safety Performance Measurement [Keith Williams, FHWA]
     
  • Interactive Discussion – Establishing Targets and Framework for Measurement
     
  • County-level SHSPs in Missouri [John Miller, Missouri DOT]
     
  • Applying Safety Analyses to General Project Development in Kentucky [Tracy Lovell, KYTC]
     
  • Peer Exchange – Experience in Your State
     

Lunch – 12:00 PM ET

Afternoon Session – 1:00 PM ET

Pavement and Delineation

  • ELCSI-PFS Phase VI, Final Results [Bhagwant Persaud, Persaud & Lyon]
     
  • New Continuous Pavement Friction Research Project in Virginia [Stephen Read, VDOT]
     
  • Edge Line Rumble StripEs on Curves [Frank Gross, VHB]
     
  • Wet-Reflective Markings, Evaluation Update [Craig Lyon, Persaud & Lyon]
     
  • Louisiana’s Experience with Raised Pavement Markers [April Renard, LaDOTD]
     

Future Direction of the Study, Part II

  • TAC Ballot Discussion [Jon Soika, VHB]
     

Closing Remarks

Break

Tour of Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Human Factors Labs

  • Highway Driving Simulator
     
  • MiniSim Driving Simulator
     
  • Sign Lab
     

Adjourn Meeting and Depart for Airports and Hotel – 4:15 PM ET

Last updated: Monday, December 2, 2019