Topics/Categories

Each of the below Topics has a Category Chair who serves as a central Point of Contact for sharing resources and data. 

The Category Chairs will be hosting monthly community gatherings to help scope projects, highlight progress, facilitate constructive feedback, and provide a forum for discussion and collaboration. 

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BIKE / PEDESTRIAN SAFETY 

How might we improve bike/pedestrian safety in our communities?  

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Robert Hoffer (MachineZone); Deputy Chair: Joyce Morrell.

 

 

DISTRACTED DRIVING 

How might we determine if there is a distracted driving problem? How might we mitigate the issue?

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Eddie Fuller (U.S. Department of Homeland Security).

 
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WEATHER / EMERGENCY RESPONSE

How might we improve transportation safety in extreme weather? In cases of crises? 

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Amy Unruh (GoogleCloud).

 

AUTONOMOUS OR CONNECTED VEHICLES

How might we leverage autonomous or enhanced vehicles to improve our constituents’ safety? How might we navigate technological, policy, and social considerations involved?

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Dan Langford (Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development).

 

MULTIPLE DATA STREAMS 

How might we utilize multiple data streams (particularly from different sectors, sources) to capture actionable insights to make a local transportation corridor more safe? Are there lessons and best practices that can be shared more broadly? 

 

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Terry Bills (ESRI).

 

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

How might we develop a ready-to-go high school or undergraduate curriculum introducing transportation safety data to build awareness and spark new contributions/solutions?

 

The point of contact (Category Chair) for this topic is Jane Zanzig (University of Chicago).