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Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan

The Minnesota SHSP that identifies the direction for focusing traffic safety resources and provides data driven, actionable strategies to reduce deaths and serious injuries on Minnesota roadways. Every five years, Minnesota updates the SHSP to reflect current and emerging crash trends and incorporate emerging safety strategies. The 2020-2024 Minnesota SHSP (PDF) was developed by blending crash data analysis with input from the many diverse stakeholders working toward zero deaths on Minnesota roads. Targeted input to shape the SHSP’s focus areas, strategies, and tactics was gathered from stakeholders through multiple activities and venues, including the 2018 and 2019 TZD Statewide Conferences, the 2019 TZD Regional Workshops, and during meetings with the SHSP Steering Committee.                       

Plan documents

Commissioners’ Letter (PDF)
Executive Summary (PDF)
Strategic Highway Safety Plan (PDF)
Action Plans (PDF)
Technical Report (PDF)
Response to Public Comments (PDF)

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We're currently updating the SHSP. Learn more about the project and input opportunities.

Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), setting the next five years of federal infrastructure investments. As part of the BIL, there is a requirement that each State complete a Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment (VRUSA) within two years of enactment due November 15, 2023.

Strategic Highway Safety Plan Amendment

As part of the requirements of the Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment (VRUSA), the new assessment will be amended into the State’s current SHSP.

Previous Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plans

2014-2019 Minnesota SHSP (PDF)