Regional Safety Task Force

9:00 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 Introduction

Attendees will have an opportunity to introduce themselves

2. Regional Safety Task Force

The goals and objectives for the Regional Safety Task Force will be discussed, in conjunction with the results of the local Safety Conscious Planning forums.

3. Funding Transportation Safety Projects and Programs

Funding is always a major obstacle to the implementation of transportation projects and programs. The provisions for funding safety improvements in the new transportation authorization bill (SAFETEA-LU) will be presented.

4. Guest Speakers

Mr. Richard Retting, Senior Transportation Engineer, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Dr. Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE, Director of Research, TraumaLink; Associate Trauma Director, Emergency Medicine; Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

5. Open Forum

In an effort to initiate information exchange, attendees will be asked to highlight existing safety projects and programs in the region.

6. Subcommittees

The task force will be offering guidance and direction to DVRPC's safety conscious planning program. In order to maximize our efforts subcommittees will be formed incorporating the 4Es of safety conscious planning and funding.

7. Next Steps