2nd National Tribal Transportation Safety Summit -August 28-30, 2012
THE GOAL: Improve tribal capcity to address transportation safety within the highway systems serving tribal communities.
THE STRATEGY: Conduct a biennial National Tribal Transportation Safety Summit to:
- Showcase tribal undertakings that reduce motor vehicle crashes and improve highway safety
- Illustrate tribal implementation of various federal, state, and private sector programs, and the process required for successful outcomes
- Document tribal priorties and needs related to transportation safety
- Coordinate non-tribal agency resource providers to leverage resources and encourage innovation and cooperation
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Group Rate: $77
Group Name: Tribal Technical Assistance Program
Cut-off Date: July 31, 2012
Please see brochures below for more information or visit: http://ttap.colostate.edu/newsevent.aspx?id=180
Tribal Safety Plans
The Alaska Tribal Technical Assistance Program Center is working with four Tribes to assist in developing a Tribal Safety Plan. We are working with Cheesh’Na Tribal Council and Chickaloon Native Village. In addition, we are working with Lower and Upper Kalskag to develop a Joint Tribal Transportation Safety Plan. We have already completed a public meeting with Cheesh’Na and are now in the process of developing a draft for review. The next meetings are schedule to take place in Chickaloon (Saturday, May 5, 2012) and Lower & Upper Kalskag (Tuesday, May 8, 2012), please see postcard notice for further information.
The purpose of the Safety meeting is to inform the public on the development and scope of a Tribal Safety Plan and to solicit input on safety concerns. The Tribal Safety Plan will use the 4Es of safety (Education, Enforcement, Emergency Services and Engineering) to identify strategies to improve safety in the areas of concern within the community.
NCHRP Project 17-‐49 Guide for Effective Tribal Crash Reporting
NCHRP Project17-49 has been initiated to produce a guide for the development and implementation of effective tribal crash reporting programs to improve tribal transportation safety. Study partners include researchers at the University of Wisconsin- ‐ Madison, College of Menominee Nation, and South Dakota State University, in addition to consulting expertise provided by Chesnik Transportation Group, LLC and Indigenius Communications, LLC.
Tribal Transportation Safety Management System
The Tribal Transportation Safety Management System (SMS) aims to implement effective transportation safety programs to save lives while respecting Native American culture and tradition by fostering communication, coordination, collaboration, and cooperation. For further information on SMS, please see the two documents below or vist: http://flh.fhwa.dot.gov/programs/irr/safety/.
Alaska Tribal Transportation Safety Summit Report
The Alaska Tribal Transportation Safety Summit held December 1, 2010 was an important step toward reducing traffic fatalities and injuries among tribal members.
This document describes the Summit, focusing on the insights gained, lessons learned, and ideas for moving forward.
Alaska Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Alaska’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is being updated by Federal, state, local, and tribal safety partners and public citizens in 2011.
The SHSP update process provides stakeholders the opportunity, using a data-driven approach, to evaluate the progress of emphasis areas and strategies identified in the 2007 SHSP. Based on an analysis of crash, program and other data, in combination with a review of new research, new emphasis areas and strategies may be recommended or existing emphasis areas or strategies may be modified or removed.
For more information visit: http://dot.alaska.gov/stwdplng/shsp/index.shtml