• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 98th Annual Meeting

      January 13–17, 2019

    • Interactive Program

2019

Annual Meeting Event Detail




Workshop 1082

National Toward Zero Deaths Strategy: Roadmap to Implementation

Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM
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Workshop
Gina Baas, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Transportation Safety Management (ANB10)
Standing Committee on Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation (ANB20)
Standing Committee on Highway Safety Performance (ANB25)
Standing Committee on Traffic Law Enforcement (ANB40)

Zero: it seems unattainable. In 2013, “Toward Zero Deaths: A National Strategy on Highway Safety,” was released, laying out a national vision of eliminating fatal crashes on the nation’s roadways. In this workshop, participants will understand the major goals of the initiative, learn how to use tools to institutionalize the national strategy, understand where their organizations fall on a continuum of program development, and learn strategies to engage with nontraditional partners.



National TZD Strategy: Road Map to Implementation WORKSHOP

 

Sunday, January 13, 2019

1:30-4:30pm, Eastern Time

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC

Room TBD

 

DRAFT AGENDA

 

Workshop Description: Zero: it seems unattainable. In 2013, “Toward Zero Deaths: A National Strategy on Highway Safety,” was released, laying out a national vision of eliminating fatal crashes on the nation’s roadways. In this workshop, participants will understand the major goals of the initiative, learn how to use tools to institutionalize the national strategy, understand where their organizations fall on a continuum of program development, and learn strategies to engage with nontraditional partners.

 

Presiding officer: Gina Baas, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota (baasx001@umn.edu)

 

 1:30     Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions

 

·         Gina Baas, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota (baasx001@umn.edu)

 

1:45     Setting the stage: Why zero matters and resources to help us get to zero

In this session the importance of the national strategy will be discussed. An overview of the products and tools that will be used throughout the workshop will also be shared, with focused time on the Toward Zero Deaths: A National Strategy on Highway Safety and the Road Map for Implementing the TZD National Strategy on Highway Safety.

           

·         Bernie Arseneau, HDR Engineering (Bernard.Arseneau@hdrinc.com)

·         Gina Baas, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota

 

2:00     Program Development and Implementation

Participants will hear from organizations in a variety of stages of TZD program development and implementation. The Self-Assessment Tool for TZD Program Development and Implementation will be referenced and attendees will have a chance to share their own successes and challenges.

 

·         Richard Storm, HDR Engineering (Richard.storm@hdrinc.com)

·         Kim Kolody, CH2M (kim.kolody@ch2m.com)

·         North Dakota Department of Transportation (invited)

·         Clackamas County, Oregon (invited)

 

3:00     Break

 

3:15     Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

Unique and successful communication and engagement stories will be shared with participants. The Self-Assessment Tool for TZD Stakeholder Involvement and the How-To Guide: Implementing the TZD Strategic Communication Plan will be referenced and attendees will have a chance to share their own successes and challenges.

 

·         Pat Ott, MBO Engineering (pat@mboengineering.com)

·         Pam Shadel Fischer, Pam Fischer Consulting (pamfischerconsulting@gmail.com)

·         Kathy Quick, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota (ksquick@umn.edu)

·         Michigan Local Technical Assistance Program (invited)

·         Nevada DOT (invited)

 

4:20     Closing Comments and Call to Action

·         Gina Baas, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota (baasx001@umn.edu)

 

4:30     Adjourn

 

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Title Presentation Number
Setting the Stage: Why Zero Matters and Resources to Help Us Get to Zero
Bernard Arseneau, HDR
Gina Baas, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
P19-21341
Program Development and Implementation
Richard Storm, HDR
Kimberly Kolody Silverman, Jacobs
Karin Mongeon, North Dakota Department of Transportation
P19-21342
Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
Patricia Ott, MBO Engineering, LLC
Pamela Fischer, Pam Fischer Consulting
Kathryn Quick, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Andrew Bennett, Nevada Department of Public Safety
P19-21343