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Table of Contents

Part I Safety-Conscious Planning Forums

Preface

Introduction

Background

Safety-Conscious Planning

Safety-Conscious Planning in the United States

  1. First Steps
  2. Foundations for Safety in Planning
  3. Data Collection and Analysis
  4. Collaboration
  5. Outreach and Advocacy

Safety-Conscious Planning Forums

  1. National Perspective
  2. State Perspectives
  3. Forum Process

Discussion

  1. Safety Goals
  2. Long-Range Planning
  3. Data Acquisition, Management, and Analysis
  4. Leadership
  5. Communication and Outreach
  6. Resource Requirements

Summary

  1. Accomplishments
  2. Challenges

Future Needs and Actions

  1. Leadership
  2. Communication
  3. Partnerships and Collaboration
  4. Data and Information
  5. Training
  6. Analytic Planning Tools
  7. Education and Marketing Tools
  8. Research and Expertise
  9. Dedicated Funding and Other Resources

Conclusion

Postscript

References and Notes


PART II: FACILITATOR'S TOOLKIT

Background

Introduction

  1. Purpose
  2. Process
  3. Product

Conclusion

Notes


Appendix: Acronyms

APPENDIX A

Safety-Conscious Planning and the Forum Process

  1. What Is Safety-Conscious Planning?
  2. What Is a Safety-Conscious Planning Forum?

Transportation Research Circular E-C025: Safety-Conscious Planning

  1. Purpose
  2. Problem
  3. Background
  4. Process

Safety-Conscious Planning Process

  1. Examples of Good Practices
  2. Planning Focus
  3. Action Planning.
  4. Strategies
  5. Next Steps
  6. Notes

Planning Meeting Participants List

Invitation Letter

Planning Meeting Agenda


APPENDIX B

Suggested Forum Participants List

Notes on Planning a Forum Agenda

  1. Conference Management
  2. Breaks
  3. Details, Details, Details

Sample Forum Agenda

  1. Welcome/Forum Purpose and Overview
  2. Overview of the Current Planning Processes
  3. Data and Planning Tools
  4. Panel Discussions
  5. Breakout Groups
  6. Breakout Group Presentations
  7. Conclusions, Recommendations, and Next Steps

APPENDIX C

Group Themes and Questions

  1. Safety Definitions and Goal(s)
  2. Safety Data Systems Improvements, Analysis, and Liability Issues
  3. Safety Integration Planning: Long- and Short-Range Plans, Project Priority Process, and Incident and Congestion Management Systems
  4. Communication, Collaboration, and Public Outreach
  5. Educating, Informing, and Influencing the Leadership, Other Decision Makers, and the Public

Breakout Group Guidelines


APPENDIX D

Planning Checklist

Updated: 03/27/2012
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