Critical to CSCRS’s approach is broadening the set of institutions and practitioners that understand Safe Systems and systems science principles and methods, and have the tools and knowledge needed to improve road safety.

Below are upcoming and recent examples of CSCRS workforce development activities; for more complete coverage of CSCRS’s many student programs, view our semi-annual progress reports.

Events and Conferences

  • 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.
  • CSCRS researchers make regular appearances presenting at traffic safety-related professional conferences. To see the list of CSCRS presentations and other activities at the 2020 TRB Annual Meeting, visit here.
  • Registration is now available for NaTMEC (National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference) 2020, to be held June 1-4, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. This event, coordinated by CSCRS with support from the Federal Highway Administration, provides travel monitoring professionals and transportation data users from around the world opportunities to share knowledge and good practices, exchange ideas, revisit fundamental concepts, learn new processes, procedures and techniques, and see the latest advancements in policy, technology, and equipment.
  • In January 2019, CSCRS hosted its second Safety Sunday @ TRB event with the UTK Southeastern Transportation Center in conjunction with the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting. 
  • The Safe Systems Summit was held Apr. 23-24, 2019, Durham, NC, offering a learning environment to explore the underlying systems driving the national rise in traffic deaths, share findings from innovative new research, and develop insights into reducing transportation injuries and fatalities by utilizing both Safe Systems and systems thinking principles, tools, and techniques.

Lectures, Webinars