2019 Research Project

Crash risk for low-income and minority populations: An examination of at-risk population segments and underlying risk factors

Principal Investigator
Diana Mitsova
Florida Atlantic University
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Co-Principal Investigator
Eric Dumbaugh
Florida Atlantic University
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Summary

The goals of this project include:

  • Define the distribution of crash risk among subpopulations from within the target population defined as “minority” and “lower-income.”
  • Identify the risk factors associated with the increased incidence of negative safety outcomes among at-risk subpopulations.
  • Determine the extent to which crash risk experienced in lower-income communities is a function of broader regional development patterns.

Project Details

Project Type: Research
Project Status: Active
Start Date: 6-1-2019
End Date: 12-31-2020
Contract Year: Year 3
Total Funding from CSCRS: $103,727