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The Local Freight Impact Fund (LFIF) is a $30.1 million competitive grant program to help municipalities make critical improvements to truck routes. Photo: Shutterstock.com.

NJLTAP – Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • April 13, 2021April 14, 2021
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This is a 2-day (2 hours each session) program. Participants are welcome to join any of the two parts however a certificate of attendance will only be issued to those with full attendance on both days. Log on instructions will be in your registration confirmation email. If you do not receive immediate confirmaiton, please check your SPAM folder or email barbara.morgan@soe.rutgers.edu.

This course covers how to establish and maintain a roadway and traffic safety improvements program. Participants learn how to implement safety improvements targeted at areas that have a history of crashes or exhibit conditions associated with high-crash areas and they will learn how to develop a Local Satey Plan (LSP) for their community.

Course Outline:

A. Introduction to Safety Plans

1.   Background – Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP)

2. Importance and Benefits of Developing Safety Plans

B. Process for Developing a Safety Plan

1. Planning

a. Finding Your Champions

i. 5 E’s of Safety

b. Analyze the Data – Safety Starts with Crash Data

c. Identify Emphasis Areas/Strategies

d. Prioritize Strategies

e. Identify Funding Sources

i. NJ’s Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Funding Process

ii.  Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Process

f. Putting the Plan Together

2. Implementation Process

a. Prioritize and Implement the Strategies

i. Action Plan for Implementation

ii. Performance Indicators/Measures

3. Evaluation Process

a. Evaluate the Success of the Implemented Strategies

i. Who, When, How?

C. Best Practices; Lessons Learned; Challenges

D. Developing an LSP Excercise

Date & Time

April 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am
April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm



Information contact

Barbara Morgan
Construction & DesignSafety

Pat Ott, P.E.


4 PDH and 4 Technical CPWM Contact Hours


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