It's time for a fresh approach.
Our mission is to create and exchange knowledge to advance
transportation safety through a multidisciplinary, systems-based approach.

Learn about the cutting-edge research, tools, data, and resources—compatible with a systems-based approach—we are developing to increase understanding about road safety issues.


Explore how we are engaging and training a growing body of students and future leaders in road safety principles and systems-based approaches and methods.


Discover our efforts to ensure that systems-based principles are shared, understood, and adopted by traffic safety professionals and stakeholders.

May 25 virtual session to look at Vision Zero across the U.S.

CSCRS's upcoming Research to Practice Bytes session, to be held May 25, will examine characteristics of Vision Zero initiatives around the U.S. These programs aim to reduce fatalities and serious injuries from road traffic crashes to zero through a Safe Systems approach. Kelly Evenson, Professor of Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill, will present the session. Learn more and register >

Latest CSCRS newsletter features activities for kids  

CSCRS's first participation in the annual NC Science Festival, Vision Zero/Safe Systems work featured in the UTC newsletter, continued work on micromobility codes, and much more are featured in the most recent edition of CSCRS Crossroads newsletter. Read the newsletter >


FHWA releases Complete Streets report

In March 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration released “Moving to a Complete Streets Design Model: A Report to Congress on Opportunities and Challenges.” The report promotes the Safe System approach for achieving road safety goals. See more Safe System and systems science resources >

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