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.

Going to TRB? Plan to attend Safety Sunday networking reception

Reserve time on your TRB 99th Annual Meeting schedule to attend Safety Sunday @ TRB on January 12, 2020, 5:00 to 6:30 PM. Drop by to discuss key safety-related transportation research topics with safety University Transportation Center researchers, staff, students and practitioners. The reception will be held in Marquis Salon 1&2 (M2) at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. Refreshments provided; cash bar available.  View the invite >   View the list of CSCRS sessions at TRB >

Latest CSCRS newsletter

The most recent edition of the CSCRS Crossroads newsletter covers the Center's activities at TRB 2020, announces the 2019 student of the year, lists new research projects and more. Read up on the latest! Read the newsletter >


Safe Systems and systems science

Part of the work of CSCRS is to share and develop a stronger understanding of principles of Safe Systems and systems science that can be applied to our collective work in reducing traffic injuries and fatalities. CSCRS offers this brief introduction to the core elements of these two guiding frameworks. Learn more >

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