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Traffic Safety Contacts


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General Traffic Safety Information
  • Head of the Traffic Safety section of the Office of Traffic Engineering
  • Managing the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
  • Traffic Engineering Organization (TEO) Safety Subcommittee Chair
Derek Leuer 651-234-7372
Safety Planning
  • District Safety Plans (DSP)
  • County Road Safety Plans (CRSP)
  • Traffic safety countermeasures
  • Highway Safety Manual (HSM)
  • Road Safety Audits (RSA)
  • Alternative intersection designs

Mark Wagner

Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety
  • Engineering guidance for non-motorist safety
  • Active transportation scoping, design & coordination on MnDOT projects
  • TEO Active Transportation Committee Chair
  • Non-motorized safety analysis
  • Multi-modal level of service analysis
  • SHSP Action Team: Pedestrian safety
Sonja Piper 651-234-7376
Speed Limit Policy & Crash Data Management
  • Crash History & Reports
  • Speed Limits & Speed Studies
  • CrashMART application enhancements and training
  • District GIS support
Nathan Drews 651-234-7014
Safety Evaluations, Informational Materials
  • Intersection Control Evaluations (ICE)
  • Program & project evaluations
  • Traffic safety countermeasures
  • Consultant evaluation management
  • Cable median barriers
  • Traffic safety one-pagers & trivia card
Max Moreland 651-234-7015
Traffic Safety Research & Crash Data
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
  • Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) data presentations
  • Evaluation project development & assessment
  • Statistical analyses
  • Research design & report writing
  • Crash data requests for traffic safety professionals

Eric DeVoe




Connected & Automated Vehicles (CAV-X) Project Coordination
  • LiDAR research coordination
  • Internal & external research partnerships
Rob Chaucierre 651-234-7012