Regional Safety Task Force
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance
CALL TO ORDER1. Welcome and Introduction
Attendees will have an
opportunity to introduce themselvesACTION ITEM2. Summary of October 2008 Meeting
Approval of the highlights
from October 1, 2008 meetingPRESENTATIONS
will provide an informative presentation on the safety benefits of access
management, and the safety and other problems associated with poor access
management. Through intergovernmental
cooperation, the implementation of access management will facilitate better
traffic flow, improve safety, and enhance economic opportunities.
SEPTA will provide information on the Pennsylvania Operation Lifesaver Program.
First established in 1972, this non-profit, international continuing
public education program promotes to end collisions, deaths, and injuries at
places where roadways cross train tracks, and on railroad rights-of-ways.
, McMahon Associates will give a presentation on motorcycle
safety. His discussion will include
information on issues commonly associated with motorcycle crashes. He will also provide an overview of PennDOT’s
Motorcycle Safety Program (MSP) and how it attempts to address those issues
through operator education and training. ADVISORY
Marrero, Manager of Special Projects, New Jersey Division of Highway Safety will
provide a legislative update from the New Jersey Teen Driver Commission
- Items accomplished in
2008 from the Regional Safety Action Plan will be summarized by John Ward, Associate Director of Planning at DVRPC.
- Initial steps to update
the FY07 Regional Safety Action Plan will be presented by Zoe Neaderland, Manager of Transportation Safety and
- Representatives from Pennsylvania and New
Jersey DOTs and FHWA will provide one minute updates on recent statistics and
other safety information.
- All other attendees will
be invited to provide one-minute updates which highlight new and existing
safety activities of their organization and in the region.