May 29-31, 2019
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel
111 Pecan Street East
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Join us in San Antonio for the 2019 Traffic Safety Conference. The conference sessions will focus on successful safety program and project implementation, effective practices for overcoming challenges and finding resources. We will concentrate on high priority safety issues in Texas: Intersection Safety, Impaired Driving, Distracted Driving, Speeding, Roadway and Lane Departures, and Pedestrian Safety. The agenda and discussions will be based on the action-oriented implementation plans developed by the Emphasis Area Teams.

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s conference.

View the full conference program.

Conference Overview

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 3 Pre-Conference Workshops
1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-up
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Welcome/Exhibitors Reception
Thursday, May 30, 2019
7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Showcase
9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Opening Welcome Session
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Conference Lunch/Awards
1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Breakout Session
3:15 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Breakout Session
Friday, May 31, 2019  
7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Registration Desk Open
8:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Exhibitor Showcase
8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Breakout Session
10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Noon Conference Closing

Conference Keynote

David L. Harkey is president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute.

Before taking the helm at IIHS-HLDI in 2018, Dr. Harkey, an engineer by training, led the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center for 11 years. There he directed numerous projects to develop tools and strategies for enhanced safety analysis, improve safety data for researchers and decision makers, and develop training materials for safety practitioners.

Dr. Harkey’s own research has focused on improving roadway design and operations for all users, including motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. He has led major research programs and projects for the Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other public agencies throughout his career and published numerous technical reports and peer-reviewed articles on road safety.

Dr. Harkey received a doctorate in civil engineering from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is actively involved in several professional organizations, including the Transportation Research Board, the Institute for Transportation Engineers and the Association of Traffic Safety Information Professionals.

Registration Information

Online registration will be available until 5:00 pm CST, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. After this date, please plan to register on-site at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel.

Pre-registration is recommended and will help us in planning and preparing a better conference. If you pre-register, your name tag and program packet will be ready when you arrive at the hotel. To register for this conference, use our online registration form.

Participant Type Early Bird Advanced Onsite
By March 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) Received after March 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) May 29–31, 2019
Participants $200 $250 $300
Exibitors $600 $600 $600


Please make check or money order payable to TTI-Safety19. Event Management & Planning (EM&P) also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards.  NO PURCHASE ORDERS ACCEPTED.

For payment processing purposes, the vendor identification number for TTI EM&P is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.

Registration/ Information Desk

The registration/ information desk will be open during the following times:

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
    7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
    7:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Conference registration will be available at the Registration/ Information Desk inside the hotel.  Check, money order, exact cash, and credit card payments will be accepted on-site.


A $50 handling fee will apply to all cancellations received in writing by EM&P by 5:00 p.m., April 29, 2019.  No refunds will be made after this date.

Exhibitor Registration

If you would like more information about exhibiting at this conference, please visit the exhibitor web page.

Hotel Reservations

The Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel is holding a block of rooms for our use at a special group rate of $126 per night.  We encourage everyone who needs a sleeping room, at the group rate, to make a reservation immediately.  You may make your reservation online by using the hotel reservation link or by calling the hotel directly at (210) 354-2800 or by calling Central Reservations at (866) 764-8536. Individuals must identify themselves as being with the group, referring to the group name, and the Group Code. The Group Code name is “TTI Traffic Safety Conference”.

Reservations should be made by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019.  After this date, rooms are subject to availability and may be at a higher rate.

Find more details about the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel here.


Self-parking – $24.00 daily charge
Valet parking – $32.00 daily charge

City Information

For more information about the city of San Antonio, please visit the city of San Antonio’s website.

For More Information


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

Registration & Exhibits

Event Management & Planning
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 317-2222
[email protected]