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Destination Safe

Destination Safe Leadership Team

Co-Chairs:
Rose Simone, Think First of Greater Kansas City
Norraine Wingfield, Kansas Safety Resource Office
 
Staff contacts:
Aaron Bartlett, 816-701-8238
Martin Rivarola, 816-474-4240

The Destination Safe Coalition is governed by a leadership team with a membership that includes local, regional, state and federal representatives from transportation, emergency response, law enforcement, public health and nonprofit groups dedicated to transportation safety. Destination Safe has set a goal of achieving an average of 180 or fewer roadway fatalities annually over the period of its current blueprint, covering 2013–2017. To achieve this goal, the work of the safety partners are performed through various task teams.
 
Meetings and Activities
Location: MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo.
Time: 9 to 10:30 a.m. (duration may vary to fit agenda)
Dates: Meetings are held bimonthly on the last Wednesday of the month during odd-numbered months.

Upcoming meetings:

  • June 14, 2017 – Broadway Room | agenda
  • July 26, 2017 – Broadway Room
  • Sept. 27, 2017 – Broadway Room
  • Nov. 29, 2017 – Broadway Room


Leadership team agendas and summaries:


Pedestrian Cyclist Safety Task Team

Chair: Sarah Shipley, KC Healthy Kids.
 
Staff contact: Aaron Bartlett, 816-701-8238
 
The task team provides a forum to coordinate and support communities working to achieve Walk Friendly Community and/or Bicycle Friendly Community designation. MARC with its partners coordinate outreach and technical support activities to increase walking and cycling activity while improving safety.
 
Meetings and activities
Time: 1 to 2 p.m.
Location: MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri
Dates: Meetings are held quarterly beginning on the third Wednesday of each third month.
 
Upcoming meetings:

  • To be determined

Public Information Education Task Team

Chair:  Michelle Compton, Missouri Department of Transportation

Staff contact: Aaron Bartlett, 816-701-8238
 
Scope of Work: The task team provides a forum to coordinate and support education and outreach efforts of the Destination Safe partners.
 
Meetings and activities
Location: MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri
Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dates:  Meetings are held bi-monthly or six times annually on the last Wednesday of the month, beginning in January.
 
Upcoming meetings:

  • Jan. 25, 2017 – Broadway Room
  • March 29, 2017 - Lewis & Clark Room
  • July 26, 2017 – Broadway Room
  • Sept. 27, 2017 – Broadway Room
  • Nov. 29, 2017 – Broadway Room

Transportation Safety Data Task Team

Chair: Danielle Marten, KDOT
 
Staff contact: Aaron Bartlett 816-701-8238
 
The Safety Data Task Team provides a forum to improve the collection, management and analysis of transportation safety data; to enhance the timeliness, accuracy and reliability of transportation safety data; and to help regional partners make data-driven transportation safety decisions.
 
Meetings and activities
Location: MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri
Time: 9 to 10 a.m.
Dates: Meetings are held quarterly beginning on the first Tuesday of the second month.
 
Upcoming meetings

  • Feb. 7, 2017 – Heartland Room
  • May 2, 2017 – Heartland Room
  • Aug. 1, 2017 – Westview Room
  • Nov. 7, 2017 – Heartland Room