RSTF 2020: Traffic Safety Culture and the Media Toolkit

RSTF 2020: Traffic Safety Culture and the Media Toolkit

Product No.: PM21007
Date Published: 10/2021

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This tool is intended to enlist media partners in improving the safety culture in the Greater Philadelphia region. The media plays a crucial role in shaping safety culture through their reporting on traffic crashes. Journalists have the power, with effective storytelling, to influence collective action and behavior changes to create safer roadways and save lives.

Geographic Area Covered: Greater Philadelphia Region

Key Words: crash, safety, media, culture, Philadelphia County, Camden County, Gloucester County, Burlington County, Mercer County, Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, Bucks County

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Project Team

  • Kevin S. Murphy Manager, Office of Safe Streets
  • Kimberly A. Dean Manager, Office of Creative and Print Services
  • Elise Turner Manager, Office of Communications and Engagement
  • Marco L Gorini Senior Transportation Planner

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