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. Update from the Emergency Response Community

This agenda item provides an opportunity for information exchange from members of the enforcement, fire services, and emergency medical communities.

3. Legislative Update


4. Update on New Jersey’s Strategic Highway Safety Plans (SHSP) and DVRPC’s 2014 Safety Action Plan (SAP)

Pat Ott, Managing Member of MBO Engineering and consultant working on the New Jersey’s SHSP will brief the Task Force on the progress made towards developing the Plan. Kevin Murphy, Principal Transportation Planner at DVRPC, will provide a review of DVRPC’s SAP. Afterwards, Task Force members will be asked to vote on the emphasis areas for the SAP.

5. Research Findings in Motorcycle Safety

Eric Teoh, Statistician, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) will present interesting safety trends and research findings regarding motorcycle safety.

6. Follow-up from December 2013 Meeting

This agenda item will include approval of last meeting highlights, quarterly crash trends, and action updates from volunteers.

7. Reviewing RSTF Goals and Objectives

The RSTF adopted goals, objectives, and measures of success in November 2011. This will be an opportunity to refresh this material. If there is interest, a more detailed discussion will continue over lunch.

8. Member Updates and Open Forum

Attendees will have the opportunity to highlight new and existing safety activities from their organizations and in the region.


(Tentative) Working lunch for members interested in helping to update RSTF goals, objectives, and measures of success.