Regional Safety Task Force

9:30 am - 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 April, 2010 Meeting Highlights

3. Update from the Enforcement Community
This new standing agenda item will provide an opportunity for information exchange from members of the enforcement community.

4. Legislative Update
Tracy Noble, Public Affairs Specialist for AAA Mid-Atlantic New Jersey, and Jana Tidwell, Acting Manager for AAA Mid-Atlantic Pennsylvania and Delaware, will provide a brief summary of the status of important transportation safety legislation. 

5. Panel:  Increase Seat Belt Usage
Leaders involved with increasing the use of seat belts 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.

Keynote Speaker:

Hon. Kathy Watson, House Transportation Committee
Subcommittee Chairperson on Transportation Safety, Pennsylvania House of Representatives


Bill Rickett, Executive Director
Bucks County Transportation Management Association

Ed O’Connor, Southern Region Supervisor
New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Gary Modi, Division Chief
PennDOT – Bureau of Highway Safety and Traffic Engineering

Ed Boothman, Law Enforcement Liaison
North Central Highway Safety Network for Buckle Up PA

6.Tracking Progress on Actionable Items
Zoe Neaderland, DVRPC, will review “Tracking How Safety is Being Improved in the Delaware Valley” and lead discussion of potential tasks to increase seat belt use in the region.

7.Open Forum