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Making Intersections Safer: A Toolbox of Engineering Countermeasures to Reduce Red-Light Running

An Informational Report

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Acknowledgements

This report was prepared for the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) with funding assistance provided by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This report was prepared by BMI of Vienna, VA. Hugh W. McGee, Ph.D., P.E., a Fellow of ITE, is the principal author. Contributions to the report were made by BMI staff, including Kimberly Eccles, James Clark, Leanne Prothe and Charles O'Connell. The author is indebted to those persons and agencies who have provided information on the engineering measures they have used to provide safer intersections. The author would like to acknowledge the contributions of all reviewers who have made this a better report, most notably Edward Stollof, ITE's Contracts Senior Director and Patrick Hasson, Fred Ranck, Hari Kalla and Scott Wainwright of FHWA.

PROJECT DIRECTORS

Edward R. Stollof, AICP
Contracts Senior Director
Institute of Transportation Engineers

Patrick F.X. Hasson, E.I.T.
National Technical Service Team Leader, Safety and Highway Design
Federal Highway Administration Resource Center
Olympia Fields, IL

PROJECT REVIEW COMMITTEE

John K. Abraham, Ph.D., P.E., MITE
Traffic Engineer
City of Troy, Michigan Transportation Department

Joe Bared, Ph.D., PE
Research Highway Engineer
Office of Safety Research and Development
Federal Highway Administration
Washington, DC

Leanna Belluz
Transport Canada
Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

James A. Bonneson, P.E.
Associate Research Engineer
Texas Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Patrick M. Cawley, P.E., PTOETM
Engineer
CH2M Hill
Detroit, Michigan

Michael S. Griffith
Acting Director, Office of Safety Design
Federal Highway Administration
Washington, DC

Glenn A. Hansen
Lieutenant
Police Department
Howard County, Maryland

Hari Kalla, P.E.
Transportation Specialist
Office of Safety Design
Federal Highway Administration
Washington, DC

Michael L. Kinney, E.I.T.
ITS Engineer
Street Smarts
Fairfax, Virginia

Robert A. Kochevar, P.E.
Director of Transportation Engineering/Traffic
Operations, and City Traffic Engineer
City and County of Denver, Colorado
Public Works Department
Denver, Colorado

Chi Y. Lee, P. Eng., PTOE
Traffic Engineer
City of Red Deer
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Ronald D. Lipps
Assistant Director, Office of Traffic and Safety
State Highway Administration
Maryland Department of Transportation
Hanover, Maryland

John A. McGill, P.Eng., PTOE
President
Synectics Transportation Consultants Inc.
St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada

Thomas K. Mericle, P.E., PTOE
City Transportation Engineer
City of San Buena Ventura
Engineering Department
Ventura, California

Joseph S. Milazzo, II, P.E.
Senior Research Associate
Institute for Transportation Research and Education
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Dave A. Morena
Safety and Traffic Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
Lansing, Michigan

John A. Nepomuceno, P.Eng.
Associate Research Administrator
State Farm Insurance Companies
Bloomington, Illinois

Richard A. Retting
Senior Transportation Engineer
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Arlington, Virginia

Fred N. Ranck, P.E., PTOE
Safety and Geometric Design Engineer
Federal Highway Administration Resource Center
Olympia Fields, Illinois

Robert Blake Williams, P.E., PTOE
Miami-Dade County Public Works
Traffic Signals and Signs Division
Miami, Florida

POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE

W. Martin Bretherton, Jr., P.E., FITE
Chief Engineer,
Gwinnett County, Georgia
Department of Transportation
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Raymond H. Burke, P.E., FITE
Assistant Director for Public Works
City of North Las Vegas, Nevada
Transportation Services Division
North Las Vegas, Nevada

David A. Noyce, P.E.
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

Weston S. Pringle, Jr., P.E., PTOE
Weston Pringle & Associates
Laguna Niguel, California

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