Regional Safety Task Force

9:30 am

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Summary of April, 2009 Meeting

3. Pending Legislation on Bicycle Safety Bills in Pennsylvania

Joe Stafford, Bicycle Access Council, will provide information on pending legislation on two bicycle safety bills introduced this year in Pennsylvania.

4. Panel: What are the Traffic Rules Regarding Pedestrians?

This panel will consist of presentations and discussion of traffic rules regarding pedestrians in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  It will clarify existing regulations and discuss potential future directions.  The panel members will be:

·   Ranjit Walia, Senior Research Specialist at Voorhees Transportation Center of Rutgers University, representing NJDOT

·   Speaker being decided, PennDOT

5. Draft Implementation Table for Safety Action Plan

Following the last meeting, all comments were integrated into the draft Safety Action Plan for the Delaware Valley.  The focus of this discussion will be to refine the implementation table.  Please provide any remaining comments by August 7th so this document may be offered for DVRPC Board adoption in September.  A companion piece has also been distributed, the Traffic Crash Analysis Memorandum. 

6. Open Forum

Attendees are encouraged to highlight new and existing safety activities of their organization and in the region.