Regional Safety Task Force

9:30 A.M. - noon

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. Approval of October, 2009 Meeting

3. PennDOT District 6 Safety Summit

A PennDOT representative will provide highlights and next steps from the District 6 Safety Summit held on December 16, 2009.

4. Panel: Reducing Crashes by Improving the Design and Operations of Intersections in the DVRPC Region

Various leaders in intersection safety will speak briefly about what their agencies
are doing and lessons learned in tackling this emphasis area that are valuable
throughout the Delaware Valley. There will be plenty of time for discussion. This
item will end by relating the discussion back to the implementation table in the
Safety Action Plan for the Delaware Valley.

Opening Remarks:

  • Fred Ranck, Safety Engineer, Resource Center Safety and Design Technical Services Team/MUTCD Team, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


  • Christopher Speece, Section Manager, Highway Safety Engineering, PennDOT Bureau of Highway Safety & Traffic Engineering
  • Charles Denny, Assistant Chief Traffic Engineer, Philadelphia Streets Department
  • Kevin Conover, Section Chief, NJDOT – Bureau of Safety Programs: Crash Analysis & Safety Programs
  • New Jersey municipality police officer (TBD)

5. Update on DVRPC’s Transportation Security Planning Report
Zoe Neaderland, DVRPC, will briefly update the Task Force on efforts made.

6. Open Forum