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 NTSB Holds Pedestrian Safety Forum

​WASHINGTON — Urban planners, highway engineers and transportation policy advocates are among those leading discussion about improving pedestrian safety at the open-to-the public, one-day NTSB Pedestrian Safety Forum, scheduled for May 10, 2016.

NTSB Vice Chairman T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, will chair the forum and provide opening and closing remarks.

NTSB Pedestrian Safety Forum. Link to the webcast -

May 10, 2016, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EDT)

NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594


  • Jessica Cicchino, PhD, Vice President of Research, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • Richard Retting, Principal, Sam Schwartz Transportation Consultants
  • Krista Nordback, PhD, PE, Associate Researcher, Portland State University
  • Rob Viola, Senior Project Manager, Division of Transportation Planning and Management, New York City Department of Transportation
  • Barbara McCann, Director, Office of Safety, Energy, and the Environment, US Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of Transportation
  • Linda Bailey, Executive Director, National Association of City Transportation Officials
  • Luisa Paiewonsky, Director, VOLPE Center for Infrastructure Systems and Technology
  • Ann Dellinger, PhD, MPH, Chief of the Home, Recreation, and Transportation Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Carl Sundstrom, PE, Senior Researcher, University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center
  • Fionnuala Quinn, PE, Executive Director, Bureau of Good Roads
  • Scott Kubly, Director, Seattle Department of Transportation
  • Gabe Rousseau, PhD, Safety Operations Team Leader, Office of Safety Technologies,
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Sven Zimmermann, Manager, Engineering, Bosch Chassis Systems Control – Driver Assistance and Automated Driving
  • Bob Kreeb, Division Chief, Intelligent Technologies Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • David Zuby, Executive Vice President and Chief Research Officer, Vehicle Research Center, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute
  • James Sayer, PhD, Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

Live Webcast: The forum can be viewed via webcast at: An archived webcast of the forum will be posted to the NTSB website several days after the event. The webcast will be available for 90 days.

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490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
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