2018 Traffic Safety Conference | August 8—10, 2018
Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
16090 City Walk
Sugar Land, Texas 77479


Pre-Conference Workshops

Safe Transportation for Every PedestrianLauren Blackburn, Senior Project Manager, VHB

Focus on Reducing Impaired Driving Among Youth (FRIDAY Program) | Mark Busbee, Program Manager, FRIDAY Program

Early Adopter Success: Experiences Integrating STEP and DDACTS
DDACTS | Lance Arnold, Chief, Weatherford PD
Anthony Boone, Asst. Chief, Longview PD
Sgt. Darin Lair, Crime Analysis, Longview PD
Jadonna Manion, Analyst, Longview PD

Presentation and Discussion Circle Sessions

Intersection Safety

Older Road Users

Impaired Driving

Distracted Driving


Roadway and Lane Departures


  • Austin’s Approach to Address Pedestrian Safety | Joel Meyer, Pedestrian Coordinator, Austin Transportation Department
  • Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing LocationsLauren Blackburn, Senior Project Manager, VHB
  • Walk. Bike. Safe. – A Data-Driven Approach to Addressing Pedestrian Safety | Neal A. Johnson Assistant Transportation Researcher, Center for Transportation Safety; and Joan Hudson, Research Engineer, Planning and Engagement Program, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Closing Session

Safety Starts With Us – Robert Wunderlich, Director, Center for Transportation Safety, Texas A&M Transportation Institute


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Participant List

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For More Information

Christie Havemann
Administrative Coordinator
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 317-2513
[email protected]

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