How Ohio DOT Advanced Equity in Traffic Safety with HSIP Funds
In Fall 2021, Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) adjusted its Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) process to include with equity components in scoring. Their HSIP process now integrates crash data with correlated U.S. Census data. Based on ODOT research, in Ohio, fatal and serious injury crashes are overrepresented by 9.8% within Census block groups that have a poverty rate (population with income […]
Equity and the Louisiana Safe Routes to Public Places Program
Louisiana DOTD recently added an equity component to its traffic safety Safe Routes project scoring criteria, with encouraging results.