Public Works Expo 2018

TU37 - The Power of Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA)

Aug 28, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Aug 28, 2018 4:50pm


Description

This session will examine Data-Driven Safety Analysis tools used to make transportation decisions that will maximize return-on-investment. We’ll focus on FHWA’s Every Day Counts 4 (EDC-4) Innovation Initiative and tools to reliably predict the safety impacts of project decisions.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, you will be better able to: 

  • Identify locations that have the highest need for reducing crashes and provide a cost-to-benefit solution.
  • List crash and roadway analysis tools to reliably predict the safety impacts of project decisions.
  • Make limited funding available to address transportation safety needs.

Speaker(s):

  • Carla Anderson, PE, State Traffic Engineer, Kansas Dept. of Transportation
  • Jerry Roche, PE, Safety Analysis Program Manager, Office of Safety, Federal Highway Administration, Ames, IA

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