Tribal road safety

Co-director Jill Cooper presents on Tribal Safety at PedsCount! 2016

June 21, 2016

On June 7, 2016 co-director Jill Cooper presented at the PedsCount! Summit on SafeTREC's efforts in data analysis to improve traffic safety on and near tribal lands in California. Her presentation focused on work being done to identify available data regarding safety planning, safety education, and roadways. Learn more about our ...

Co-director David Ragland presents on Tribal Safety Data at the University of Minnesota's (UMN) Roadway Safety Institute

November 30, 2016

Co-director David Ragland presented SafeTREC's Tribal Road Safety Data Project at the University of Minnesota's (UMN) Roadway Safety Institute on November 10, 2016. His presentation focused on the development of the Tribal Road Safety Tool in conjunction with the National Indian Justice Center. This tool will allow individual tribes to analyze SWITRS data relevant to their specific tribal area, add data from tribal police and/or first responders, and conduct analyses for improving road safety. Learn more about our ...

Tribal Road Safety Data Project Presentation at UMN: Nov. 10

November 1, 2016
California Tribal Road Safety Data Project: Methods, Challenges, and Preliminary Results


Co-director David Ragland will present SafeTREC's Tribal Road Safety Data Project at the University of Minnesota's Roadway Safety Institute on November 10, 2016.
For participants interested in the topic, please watch the live webcast.

Seminar Information

Thursday, November 10, 2016
3 – 4 p.m. Central
Room 1130

Mechanical Engineering Building
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Tribal Road Safety Project

April 20, 2016
TRIBAL ROAD SAFETY PROJECT

SafeTREC has been working on a project to analyze and map tribal road safety data in order to improving road safety for California’s Native American populations. Native American tribal lands may not be able to obtain funding for roadway improvements, for example, due to the lack of available injury data. Improving the quality and quantity of data collected...

National Tribal Transportation Conference: Tribal Road Safety Data Project

October 20, 2016

Co-director David Ragland attended the National Tribal Transportation Conference (NTTC) on October 4, 2016 and presented SafeTREC's Tribal Road Safety Data Project. In the initial phase of this project, traffic collisions in and around tribal areas were identified via the statewide traffic crash database for California (Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, or SWITRS). In the second phase, to be conducted in...