TRB ANB 25 User Liaison and Technology Transfer Subcommittee

Report
Safety Analysis in a
Data-Limited, Local
Agency Environment
July 22, 2013
Boise, Idaho
PILOT WORKSHOP AT NLTAPA Annual Meeting
Train the Trainers
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Tim Colling, Ph.D., P.E.
Director – Center for Technology & Training
Michigan Tech University
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Workshop Developed and
Facilitated by Dedicated Volunteers

TRB Highway Safety Performance
Committee (ANB25)
 Past
TRB Task Force for the Development of
Highway Safety Manual
User Liaison and Technology Facilitation
and Roadway Safety Management
Subcommittees
 LTAP, FHWA, and AASHTO

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Thanks to Dedicated Volunteers!
Coordinators
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 6
Module 7
Independent
reviewers
Geni Bahar/ Tim Colling/Ida Van Schalkwyk
Gene Amparano/Hadi Shirazi
Jennifer Ogle/Erin Ferguson/Amy Elliott
Kim Kolody / Doug Harwood /Priscilla Tobias
Jessica Hutton/Jim Self/ Mike Colety
Jessie Jones/Stacy Williams/Tegan Enloe
Doug Harwood/Gene Amparano
Stephen Read/Tim Barnett/Hadi Shirazi
Marie Walsh/Bruce Drewes /Jeff Zaharewicz
Acknowledgement: FHWA & VHB for sharing existing workshop materials
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Last, but certainly not least…..
Cameron Ishaq
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Course Instructors
Instructor 1 – Doug Harwood
Agency - MRIGlobal
Email address: [email protected]
Instructor 2 – Ida Van Schalkwyk
Agency: Washington State DOT
Email address: [email protected]
Instructor 3 – Erin Ferguson
Agency: Kittelson & Associates Inc.
Email address: [email protected]
Instructor 4 - Kim Kolody
Agency: CH2MHill
Email address:[email protected]
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Introduction
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Workshop Purpose and Vision

Train the trainer

Will provide basic safety analysis skills and
materials for LTAP and TTAP center staff
 Will be designed to fill in the gaps between, and
be complementary of, other existing safety
analysis training
 Will focus on hands-on application of safety
analysis processes
 Modular with possible customization
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Workshop Modules
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Overview of Roadway Safety Management
Working with Crash Data
Network Screening
Diagnosis of Areas of Interest
Selecting Countermeasures
Tool Demo and Resources
Funding Sources
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Module Content
Modules content need more time than
available today
 We provide you with a complete set of
slides
 Each module can be modified by you as
needed, for future workshops

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Benefits of Workshop at LTAP
Provide training and presentation
materials for use by any LTAP centers
hosting similar training events
 Provide our contacts for LTAP centers who
may need a subject matter expert to
deliver the program
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Workshop Learning Outcome (1)
Use a baseline knowledge of crash data,
crash reports and safety terminology to
extract actionable information.
 Execute the components of the “Safety
Management Cycle” for a local agency
given a variety of levels of data.
 Explain the significance of the Highway
Safety Manual (HSM) with respect to
higher level data intensive analysis
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Workshop Learning Outcome (2)
Use a number of analytical techniques of
varying complexity to determine safety
countermeasures.
 Outline the strengths, weaknesses, and
limitations of analytical techniques.
 Effectively use published crash reduction
factors (CRFs) or crash modification
factors (CMFs)
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Handouts
Course Schedule
 Participant Workbooks
 Course evaluation
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Housekeeping
 Health and safety (emergency
exits, evacuation procedures)
 Restrooms
 Please turn off cell phones
 Breaks
 Lunch arrangements
 Other site-specific issues
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Agenda Morning
Introduction (9:00-9:15)
Module 1 (9:15-9:45)
Overview of Roadway
Safety Management

(Ida Van Schalkwyk)
Module 2 (9:45-10:15)

Working with Crash Data
(Erin Ferguson)
Break (10:15-10:30)
Module 3 (10:30-11:15)

Network Screening
(Kim Kolody)
Module 4 (11:15-12:00)
 Diagnosis of areas of
interest
(Ida Van Schalkwyk)
Lunch (12:00-13:15)
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Agenda Afternoon
Module 5 (1:15-2:00)
Selecting
Countermeasures
(Erin Ferguson and Doug
Harwood)
Module 6 (2:15-3:30)

Break (2:00-2:15)

Tool Demo and Resources
(Modules1-5) (Kim Kolody and
Doug Harwood)
FHWA Resources: Mike Griffith
WRAP UP and Evaluation
(3:30-4:00)
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Let’s get started
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End Introduction
Module
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