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Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan

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During the National Regional Transportation Conference (June 2019, Columbus, OH), Jason James shared the work of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments to develop its Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan.

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Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan

  1. 1. Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan
  2. 2. Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan May 2018
  3. 3. Grand Canyon
  4. 4. Lake Powell
  5. 5. Regional Strategic Transportation Safety Plan – Reduce fatalities & serious injuries – Identify safety issues & priorities – Positions region for acquisition of federal funding – Data-driven safety analysis – Selected Consultant: Burgess & Niple
  6. 6. Crash Trends • 74.4% of fatal crashes were lane or roadway departure crashes. • Speeding and aggressive driving, impaired driving, and restraint use were contributing factors in 81% of fatal crashes. • The most prevalent first harmful events for fatal and serious injury crashes were overturning (34.0%), collision with fixed object (27.6%), and collision with motor vehicle in transport (25.6%).
  7. 7. First Harmful Event % Statewide % Rural Areas NACOG Apache County Coconino County Navajo County Yavapai County Collision with Motor Vehicle in Transport 64.3% 51.4% 38.0% 25.0% 28.0% 46.0% 42.0% Overturning 2.2% 8.2% 12.2% 18.8% 14.1% 9.5% 11.3% Collision with Pedestrian 1.0% 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.4% 1% 0.6% Collision with Pedalcyclist 1.2% 0.6% 0.5% 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 0.4% Collision with Animal 1.6% 7.2% 15.3% 22.3% 23.7% 17.2% 7.7% Collision with Fixed Object 10.0% 19.0% 23% 22.3% 22.3% 16.7% 26.9% Collision with Non-fixed Object* 4.0% 5.0% 6.3% 5.2% 7.0% 5.4% 6% Vehicle Fire or Explosion 0.3% 1.0% 1.4% 1.9% 1.1% 0.6% 1.9% Other Non-collision** 0.8% 2.0% 2.4% 2.8% 3.3% 2.0% 2.4% Unknown 14.6% 5.0% 0.4% 1.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% **Includes Collision with Parked Vehicles, Trains, Railway Vehicles, and Work Zone Equipment **Includes Vehicle Immersion, Jackknife, and Cargo Loss or Shift
  8. 8. Emphasis Areas Emphasis Area SHSP NACOG Apache Coconino Navajo Yavapai Animal-Involved 0.3% 1.6% 1.8% 4.0% 0.0% 0.7% Bicyclists 2.8% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 2.1% Weather-Related 3.7% 5.4% 3.5% 6.0% 6.7% 5.0% Motorcycles 16.1% 12.4% 3.5% 12.0% 3.4% 22.0% Distracted Driving 14.3% 39.8% 36.8% 38.0% 38.2% 43.3% Driver Age > 65 YO 18.2% 24.0% 19.3% 17.0% 23.6% 31.2% Pedestrians 17.1% 7.8% 10.5% 5.0% 12.4% 5.7% Driver Age < 25 YO 29.7% 18.9% 17.5% 25.0% 19.1% 14.9% Impaired Driving 34.1% 34.4% 28.1% 36.0% 29.2% 39.0% Speeding and Aggressive Driving 36.7% 37.0% 33.3% 39.0% 36.0% 37.6% Roadway Departure 51.1% 74.4% 66.7% 77.0% 66.3% 80.9% Unrestrained 46.8% 45.5% 35.1% 51.0% 41.6% 48.2% Heavy Vehicles/Buses/Transit 12.4% 15.2% 15.8% 13.0% 11.2% 19.1% Work Zones 1.4% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0% 2.2% 0.7% Intersection related 23.8% 7.0% 7.0% 3.0% 7.9% 9.2%
  9. 9. Public Outreach Meetings • August 2017 (2 in Flagstaff, 1 in Prescott) • Follow up meetings (WMRTC, VVTPO, RC, TSC, NACOG Sub-Regional Meetings) • Presented Crash Trends & Emphasis Areas • Safety Survey - Social Pinpoint Site – https://gci.mysocialpinpoint.com/nacog#/ • Traditional & Non-Traditional Partners • Develop RSTSP Vision
  10. 10. NOROOMFOR ONE MORE Tell us about potential dangers on the road before another fatal crash happens. Drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians: We need your input NOW. Because there is no room for one more. Take our transportation survey at gci.mysocialpinpoint.com/nacog# to help improve traffic safety in Northern Arizona. For additional information please contact Project Managerat 928-213-5245 or planning@nacog.org
  11. 11. NACOG RSTSP Vision • Vision: Towards zero fatalities. 1) Reduce fatalities and serious injuries on public roadways in NACOG. 2) Enhance collaboration between transportation stakeholders, law enforcement, and the public to improve safety on public roadways. 3) Increase thoroughness and consistency in crash reporting. 4) Improve availability of transit services and encourage ridership to reduce crash probability. 5) Enhance awareness of safety as a critical component of transportation planning and design.
  12. 12. NACOG RSTSP Components • Segment Screening • Online GIS Crash Database • Safety Study Tools: CAT, PAT, eJust • Safety Improvement Project Analysis & Identification
  13. 13. Identified Safety Projects • NACOG Region: 29 • CYMPO Region: 8 • FMPO Region: 19
  14. 14. Current Accomplishments • 4 Approved Safety Projects – Total Approved Funding Amount: $7.1M • Safety Projects Collaboration with ADOT District Offices • NACOG Passenger Transportation Study (addresses transit services for elderly & disabled) • Statewide Wildlife-Vehicle Mitigation Plan (EA: Animal Involved)
  15. 15. Next Steps/Challenges • Driver Safety Campaign (occupant protection, speeding and aggressive driving, impaired driving, and distracted driving) • Educational Campaigns at High Schools & Universities • Safety Analyst (predictive modeling tool) • Update Crash Database with current data (new format) • Safety Study Update (scheduled for FY23) • Continue applying for HSIP funding • eTRACS system
  16. 16. Links to Regional Safety Plans • NACOG RSTSP: https://nacog.org/filelibrary/nacog%20final%20rstsp.pdf • CYMPO RSTSP: https://www.cympo.org/wp- content/uploads/2018/12/Regional-Strategic- Transportation-Safety-Plan_Burgess_Niple.pdf • FMPO RSTSP: available upon request • NACOG Passenger Transportation Study – Phase 1: https://nacog.org/filelibrary/NACOG%20Passenger%20Tran sportation%20Study%20- %20Phase%20One%20Final%20Plan.pdf • GIS Online Crash Database, Safety Study Tools: available upon request
  17. 17. THANK YOU!

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