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Best Practices for Implementing Red-Light Camera Systems



DATE: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
TIME:  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern
SITE FEE: $125 ITE Member/ $156 Non-member/$63 Student Chapter Member

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
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The web seminar will serve to inform of recent studies and reports concerning red light camera systems and their use in the United States and Canada. The web seminar  will discuss recently published NCHRP Report 729, which summarized the safety performance experience to date; the site screening and assessment criteria/technique used in British Columbia, Canada; and a report published by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group on automated enforcement system contracting and transparency issues.


1) Examine and characterize the effectiveness of red light camera systems to address intersection safety

2) Outline rigorous assessment criteria and techniques to determine where best to deploy red light camera systems a jurisdiction

3) Discuss public policy related issues, such as system control/operation, contracting and transparency.


Kimberly Eccles, P.E, Principal, VHB, Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA, Paul de Leur, Ph.D., Road Safety Engineer, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Phineas Baxandall, Ph.D., Sr. Analyst for Tax & Budget Policy, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Boston, MA, USA

Kim Eccles is a Principal with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB). She is committed to transportation safety, specializing in safety evaluations, traffic control devices, and crash data analysis. She has published papers on a variety of safety topics, with a particular concentration on safety evaluations, intersections, and horizontal curves.

Paul de Leur has over 20 years of experience within the discipline of road safety engineering. Dr. de Leur served as Director of the Highway Safety Branch for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation, and later became an independent consultant, forming de Leur Consulting Ltd. in 1998, providing specialized road safety engineering services. He has now recently joined the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia as a Road Safety Engineer.

Phineas Baxandall is the Senior Policy Analyst for Tax and Budget issues for U.S. PIRG. He oversees policy and strategy development for tax and budget campaigns, including campaigns for transportation reform. Mr. Baxandall is a leading expert in his field and has appeared on numerous talk shows and conducted studio interviews and debates for outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, Fox and PBS. His op-eds have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country and he has been quoted in numerous publications such as the New York Times and the Economist. He often presents at conferences and has given invited testimony and public comment to state legislatures, Congress, and the U.S. Department of Transportation. His blogs appear often on the National Journal Transportation Expert blog and on Huffington Post. He serves on the executive board of the transportation coalition Transportation for America, as well as the privatization study group, In the Public Interest

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