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Transportation Safety Planning (TSP)

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The Safety Planning Resource Index

General Websites

General Zero Deaths Resources

Vision Zero Initiative (Sweden) http://www.visionzeroinitiative.com/

Road to Zero http://www.nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/The-Road-to-Zero.aspx

The Road to Zero: A Vision for Achieving Zero Roadway Deaths by 2050 https://www.nsc.org/Portals/0/Documents/DistractedDrivingDocuments/Driver-Tech/Road%20to%20Zero
The-Report.pdf?ver=2018-04-17-111652-263

Toward Zero Deaths http://www.towardzerodeaths.org/

Vision Zero Network (U.S.) https://visionzeronetwork.org/

Safe System Principles https://roadsafety.piarc.org/en/road-safety-management-safe-system-
approach/safe-system-principles

FHWA Zero Deaths https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/zerodeaths/

Federal Highway Administration General Safety and Planning Resources

Transportation Safety Planning https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/tsp/

Strategic Highway Safety Plan https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/

Highway Safety Improvement Program https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/

Highway Safety Improvement Program State Reports https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/reports/

Transportation Planning Briefing Book https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/publications/briefing_book/

Developing Safety Plans: A Manual for Local Rural Road Owners https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/local_rural/training/fhwasa12017/fhwasa12017.pdf

Other National General Resources

NHTSA Highway Safety Plan listing https://one.nhtsa.gov/links/StateDocs/pages/SafetyPlans.htm

GHSA State Highway Safety Office listing https://www.ghsa.org/about/shsos

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

Process Based Resources

SHSP Quick Reference Guide https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/quick_ref_guide/

SHSP Champion's Guidebook to Saving Lives https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/guidebook/

SHSP Implementation Process Model https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/fhwasa10024cd/

SHSP Evaluation Process Model https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/epm/

Building Links to Improve Safety: How Safety and Transportation Planning Practitioners Work Together https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/tsp/fhwasa16116/index.cfm

NCHRP Report 811: Institutionalizing Safety in Transportation Planning Processes: Techniques, Tactics, and Strategies http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/172977.aspx

Stakeholders

Minnesota Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Fundamentals Handbook https://www.dot.state.mn.us/stateaid/trafficsafety/reference/2015-mndot-safety-handbook-reduced.pdf

Coordination

Vision Zero Coordination case study https://visionzeronetwork.org/nyc_coordination/
MPOs and Vision Zero https://visionzeronetwork.org/mpo_safety/

Communications

Vision Zero Network, Communications Strategies to Advance Vision Zero https://visionzeronetwork.org/project/communications-strategies-to-advance-vision-zero/
NHTSA Traffic Safety Marketing https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/

Data Analysis

AASHTOWare Safety Analyst http://www.aashtoware.org/Safety/Pages/Analyst.aspx?PID=1

Highway Safety Manual http://www.highwaysafetymanual.org/Pages/default.aspx

FHWA Applying Safety Data and Analysis to Performance Based Transportation Planning https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/tsp/fhwasa15089/

Alabama Creates Safety Planning Tools for MPOs https://rspcb.safety.fhwa.dot.gov/noteworthy/html/datacollect_al.aspx?id=200

Louisiana Data Portal http://datareports.lsu.edu/shsps.aspx

FHWA Roadway Safety Data Program https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/rsdp/

FHWA Data Driven Safety Analysis https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/innovation/everydaycounts/edc_4/ddsa.cfm

Setting Goals and Objectives

FHWA Safety Performance Management https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/spm/

FHWA MPO Target Setting Fact Sheet https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/spm/mpo_factsheet.cfm

NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System https://www.nhtsa.gov/research-data/fatality-analysis-reporting-system-fars

Washington State Target Setting http://wsdot.wa.gov/Accountability/MAP-21safety.htm

Equity

Vision Zero Equity https://visionzeronetwork.org/centering-equity-in-vision-zero/

Boston MPO "Boston Region MPO 2017 Triennial Title VI Report" June 2017 http://www.ctps.org/equity

Speed

NTSB Speed Study https://www.ntsb.gov/safety/safety-studies/Pages/SS1701.aspx

Vision Zero Speed resources https://visionzeronetwork.org/resources/safety-over-speed/

Selecting Strategies and Countermeasures

FHWA Proven Safety Countermeasures https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/provencountermeasures/

NHTSA Countermeasures That Work https://www.ghsa.org/resources/countermeasures2015

NCHRP Report 500: Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/152868.aspx

NCHRP Report 622: Effectiveness of Behavioral Highway Safety Countermeasures http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/160464.aspx

FHWA Crash Modification Factors Clearinghouse http://cmfclearinghouse.org/

ITE Safety Resources Toolbox http://www.ite.org/visionzero/toolbox/default2.aspx

NACTO Urban Street Design Guide https://nacto.org/publication/urban-street-design-guide/

Complete Streets https://smartgrowthamerica.org/program/national-complete-streets-coalition/
what-are-complete-streets/

FHWA MPO Guidebook for Using Safety as a Project Prioritization Factor https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/transportation_safety_planning
/publications/mpo_guidebook/index.cfm

Evaluation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Developing an Effective Evaluation Plan https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/stateandcommunity/tobacco_control_programs/
surveillance_evaluation/evaluation_plan/index.htm

Vision Zero Evaluation https://visionzeronetwork.org/tag/evaluation/

SHSP Evaluation Process Model https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/shsp/epm/

Featured Safety Plan Websites

MPOs

Central Lane MPO (Eugene, Oregon) http://www.lcog.org/566/Safety-and-Security

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) https://www.dvrpc.org/transportation/safety/

Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (Norfolk, Virginia) https://www.hrtpo.org/page/roadway-safety/

Houston-Galveston Area Council (Houston, Texas) http://www.h-gac.com/transportation-safety/default.aspx

Maricopa Council of Governments (Phoenix, Arizona) http://azmag.gov/Programs/Transportation/Road-Safety-and-Technology/MAG-Strategic-Transportation-Safety-Plan

Mid-America Regional Council (Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas) http://www.marc.org/Transportation/Safety

North Central Texas Council of Governments (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas) http://www.nctcog.org/trans/safety/

Pima Council of Governments (Tucson, Arizona) https://www.pagregion.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1267

South Central Planning and Development Commission (Houma, Louisiana) http://www.scpdc.org/programs/safe-communities/

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (Detroit, Michigan) http://semcog.org/Safety

Sun Corridor MPO (Casa Grande, Arizona) https://scmpo.org/test/strategic-transportation-safety-plan/

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (Lansing, Michigan) http://www.tri-co.org/Docs/2017/04/TCRPC%20RegTranspSafetyPlan.pdf

Local Communities

Alexandria, Virginia https://www.alexandriava.gov/VisionZero

Austin, Texas http://www.austintexas.gov/visionzero

Chicago, Illinois http://visionzerochicago.org/

Columbia, Missouri http://www.comovisionzero.org/

Denver, Colorado http://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/vision-zero.html

Eugene, Oregon https://www.eugene-or.gov/3239/Vision-Zero

Fremont, California https://fremont.gov/2594/Fremont-Vision-Zero-2020

Greensboro, North Carolina https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/departments/transportation/
vision-zero-greensboro-5557

Hillsborough County, Florida (Tampa, Florida) http://www.planhillsborough.org/vision-zero/

Los Angeles, California http://visionzero.lacity.org/

Montgomery County, Maryland (Rockville, Maryland) https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/visionzero/index.html

New York, New York http://www.nyc.gov/visionzero

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania www.visionzerophl.com

Portland, Oregon https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390

San Antonio, Texas http://www.sanantonio.gov/TCI/Vision-Zero

San Francisco, California http://visionzerosf.org/

Seattle, Washington https://www.seattle.gov/visionzero

Washington, District of Columbia http://www.dcvisionzero.com/

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