Vision Zero Conference 2017

Presented by Uber

Hosted by Jefferson University Hospital
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Alumni Hall, Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street, 8:30 – 4:00 PM

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 8:45 AM: Welcome 

Stanton B. Miller, Md, MPH, FACS; Founding Director, Jefferson Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Thomas Jefferson University

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA; President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and the Thomas Jefferson University Health System

9:00 AM:  Opening Remarks & Introduction

 Nadia Anderson, Manager, Public Policy, Road & Traffic Safety, UBER

Sarah Clark Stuart; Executive Director, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Channabel Morris and Bill Mahon, Mother and friend of Jamal Morris

PA State Rep. John Taylor (177 Legislative District)

Chair House Transportation Committee (give update speed camera bill for Roosevelt Blvd.)

C. Y. David Yang, Ph.D, Executive Director, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

10:15 AM Coffee Break

10:45 AM: Session 1 – A View from Trauma Departments

This session addresses what insights trauma centers can bring to Vision Zero policy makers. With respect to injuries, can hospitals impart information and knowledge about the kinds of traffic crashes that result in injuries and how they might be reduced?

Moderator: Jonathan M. Rogers; Project Manager, Vision Zero, DC Department of Transportation

Stanton B. Miller, Md, MPH, FACS; Founding Director, Jefferson Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Thomas Jefferson University

Orlando Kirton, MD, MBA, FACS, Chairman of Surgery, Abington Hospital

Jack Sariego, MD, FACS, Medical Director Breast Health Program and Perioperative Services, Aria Health

Danielle Murcurio, DO,FAAP, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital

11:45 AM Lunch

12:00 PM Luncheon & Discussion

Introduction: Chris Jandoli, Senior Supervising Transportation Planner, WSP / Parsons Brinkerhoff

Special message from the Mayor: Michael DiBerardnis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia

William Armbruster, Livable Cities Advisor, AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with 38 million members nationwide and 1.8 million members in Pennsylvania. AARP works on issues that are most important to the 50+ community, including Livable Communities. AARP has collaborated with the Vision Zero Network at the national level to create friendly, safer and healthier streets. Locally, AARP Pennsylvania is working with several organizations including Smart Growth America to make communities more livable for all ages. Rounding the panel out, city and state officials will relate best practices nationally to efforts being designed to make our local communities safer.

Moderator: Jason Duckworth, President, Arcadia Land Company, President, Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

William Armbruster, AARP Livable Communities Advisor

Emiko Atherton, Director, Complete Streets Coalition, Smart Growth America

Kelley Yemen, Director of Complete Streets, City of Philadelphia Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems.

Roy Gothie, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

12:45 PM: Session 2 – Changes in Motion: Safety Projects Across Philadelphia

This session offers the opportunity to hear about safety initiatives from four key Philadelphia agencies: The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (OTIS), Philadelphia Police Department, SEPTA, and the School District of Philadelphia.

Moderator: Megan Rosenbach, Deputy Director, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Jeannette Brugger, City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (OTIS)

Captain Fran Healy, Philadelphia Police Department

Scott Sauer, PE, Assistant General Manager, System Safety, SEPTA

Bettyann Creighton, School District of Philadelphia, Office of Health, Safety and Physical Education

1:30 PM Afternoon Break

2:00 PM: Session 3 – From Personal to Practical: Designing Safer Streets for Every Road User

This session combines personal stories and practical solutions. From a school crossing guard to a mother who bicycles with her children to seniors and disabled persons, perspectives from vulnerable road users will be shared to elucidate why safer streets matter. The second half of the session will highlight practical street design solutions for making two Philadelphia corridors safer. Street safety audits were performed with community stakeholders along two corridors, one in North and one in West Philadelphia. With guidance from the City of Philadelphia’s Streets Department two engineering and design firms created renderings that consider solutions to improve safety along each corridor.

Moderator:  Andrew Stober, University District

Kate Mundie, Mother and bicyclist

Mary Mills, School Crossing Guard, 17th Police District

Charles W. Horton Jr., Executive Director, Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities (MCPD)

Bridget Palombo, Director of Community Economic Development, Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM)

2:45 PM Corridor Design Presentations

Steve Chiaramonte, Lead Transportation Planner, Parsons Brinkerhoff

Douglas Robbins, AICP, PP Senior Planner/Urban Designer AECOM

Q&A with the audience

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