Safety Center for Excellence: Rural and Surface Transportation
Started: December, 2014 End Date: November, 2018 Project ID #4W5229 Status: Ongoing
The purpose of this project is to offer training, technical support, and information to transportation practitioners to help them reduce injuries and fatalities on the roads they manage.
Funded by the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and led by the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University, this four year, $4.8 million Center offers training, technical support, and information to transportation practitioners around the country, with the ultimate goal of helping them reduce serious injuries and fatalities on the roads that they manage. The Safety Center’s main focus is rural and local and the target audience is local, tribal, and state road owners and their stakeholders. Partners include Institute for Transportation (InTrans) at Iowa State University, the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation at Rutgers University, Cambridge Systematics, Inc., the IDT Group, and the Four Corners Tribal Technical Assistance Center. The center also works closely with the local technical assistance programs in Louisiana, Montana, Iowa, and New Jersey. Further information is available at https://ruralsafetycenter.org/
Sponsors & Partners
- Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Sponsor
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