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.

Final Report: Structures of Stakeholder Relationships in Making Road Safety Decisions

Findings from this three-phase study suggest that Vision Zero and Safe Systems strategies can diffuse across U.S. cities in accelerated fashion. Further, though it will require more time before cities document significant improvements in road user safety, the organizational network analysis carried out in this project holds promise as an exploratory technique to employ toward identifying adaptive, resilient cross-sector partnerships. Read more >

Safe Systems Summit presentations

Interested in learning more about the Safe Systems approach to transportation safety? Explore what you missed at the Safe Systems Summit in April. Video recordings of Summit presentations and PDF versions of available presentation slide decks are posted. View the presentations>



What do you think about autonomous vehicles?

CSCRS researcher Michael Clamann presented in July at the Automated Vehicles Symposium on AVs and vulnerable road users, building off sessions and discussions at our April Safe Systems Summit. You don’t have to be an expert to weigh in … check out what average folks are saying about the technology in this video

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