Research Papers

Developing an Analytics Tool for Safer Roadways

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Category 2014 CMRSC XXIV Vancouver
Tags Policy and Practice, Session 2A
Author/Auteur Jacqueline Fountain
Stream/Volet Policy and Practice

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2A Fountain_Developing an Analytics Tool for Safer Roadways and Success Achieved

Abstract

With collision volumes increasing in some communities and the social cost of collisions being
high, there was a need in Ontario for Police Services and road safety professionals to have a
tool that would provide them with current information to analyze their collision data and create
proactive road safety plans for targeted results driven enforcement. We met with various police
administration, officers, and road safety professionals in order to determine how to best meet
their needs. Throughout the development process there were many lessons learned. The
analytics module designed has allowed police services to reduce collisions in their communities
by identifying the cause and implementing the appropriate response either through enforcement
or by providing evidence to other road safety professionals for design and policy changes.

Jacqueline Fountain