Regional Safety Task Force


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. Follow-up from September 2014 RSTF Meeting


3. Discussion and Endorsement of 2014 Transportation Safety Action Plan (TSAP)


4. Update from the First Responders Community


5. Legislative Update


6. Emphasis Area Focus – INCREASE SEAT BELT USAGE

Increasing seat belt usage is highly effective in preventing crash fatalities. All occupants of a vehicle should wear seat belts. This agenda item will include a brief overview of seat belt use and regional crash trends from DVRPC, three presentations, and an open discussion for this emphasis area. The presenters are:

  • Kevin Murphy, Principal Transportation Planner, DVRPC
  • Gordon Beck, Region 1 LEL, Buckle Up PA
  • Jacqueline Turk, Assistant Program Manager, PennDOT
  • Preston Forchion, Corporal, Washington Township, NJ Police Department

7. Developing Action Items

The RSTF will refine strategies from the Plan and discuss action items to increase the usage of seat belts to track in the Measurements and Status Table.

8. Member Updates and Open Forum