TSAG Library


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Recent Reports
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TSAG 2010-2012 Strategic Plan

The "hazards" associated with travel, quantified through incidents and resultant injuries and fatalities, has for too long been viewed as an expected cost of the freedom of mobility enjoyed by travelers. In recent years, highway crashes have resulted in some 40 thousand fatalities and over 3 million injuries annually.... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2010 Work Plan

As described in its 2010-2012 Strategic Plan, annual TSAG Annual Work Plans represent the TSAG Road Map for pursuing its mission, plus quantify activities through which TSAG stays focused on its Strategic Direction...read more » [PDF]

Annual Reports
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TSAG 2010 Annual Report

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) is pleased to submit this Annual Report of 2010 activities and key accomplishments.... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2009 Annual Report

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) is pleased to provide this Annual Report of its 2009 activity. The report provides a profile of TSAG work, of corresponding investment... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2008 Annual Report

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) is pleased to provide this 2008 Annual Report of its activity and key accomplishments. The report provides a profile of TSAG work and
investment of its resources... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2008 Annual Report - Executive Summary

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) is pleased to provide this 2008 Annual Report of its activity and key accomplishments. The report provides a profile of TSAG work and
investment of its resources... read more » [PDF]

Annual Work Plans
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TSAG 2010 Work Plan - 11/18

As described in its 2010-2012 Strategic Plan, annual TSAG Annual Work Plans represent the TSAG Road Map for pursuing its mission, plus quantify activities through which TSAG stays focused on its Strategic Direction...read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2009 Work Plan - 03/09

The following TSAG 2009 Work Plan elements are focused on an increasingly-active pursuit of the TSAG Charter and strategic direction, “promoting technology for public safety”, and specifically on advancing an active national dialogue on key transportation and public... read more » [PDF]

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PSAG - TSAG 2008 Work Plan

The following PSAG 2008 Work Plan corresponds to first-year targets within the PSAG 2008-2010 Strategic Plan. Individual Work Plan elements are defined and include target actions & milestones. Once adopted, a tracking mechanism will be employed for reporting... read more » [PDF]

TSAG Publications
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TSAG – Anatomy of Highway Incident

Often first to arrive at the scene of an incident, law enforcement responders face multiple tasks, including scene assessment and security, victim aid, calling for emergency response support, traffic control, and investigative duties... read more » [PDF]

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Toward Technology for Public Safety

ITS America's Transportation Safety Advancement Group is dedicated to enhancing traveler safety on our roadways through the application of advanced technologies and the facilitation of inter-discipline and inter-agency cooperation... read more » [PDF]

Meeting Records
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January 2012 TSAG Meeting Minutes

Date/Location: January 18, 2012 – ITS America Board Room Washington, DC
Start: 8:30 am EST
Chair: Dia Gainor
Vice Chair: Dan Dytchkowskyj
ITSA Staff: Patrick Son, Joerg 'Nu' Rosenbohm

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December 16, 2010 Meeting Record

Date/Location: December 16 - ITS America Board Room Washington, DC
Start: 8:30 am EST
Chair: Dia Gainor
Vice Chair: Dan Dytchkowskyj
ITSA Staff: Kelley Pecheux, Chris Sullivan, Manny Puentes
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March 10, 2010 Meeting Record

Date/Location: March 10 - ITS America Board Room, Washington, DC
Start: 8:30 am EST
Chair / Vice Chair: Dan Dytchkowskyj
ITSA Staff: Rod MacKenzie, Scott Belcher, Chris Lane, Bill Gadsby, Manny Puentes
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June 4, 2009 Meeting Record

Date/Location: June 4 - Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center
Start: 8:30 am MST
Chair / Vice Chair: Dia Gainor
ITSA Staff: Manny Puentes
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March 5, 2009 Meeting Record

Date/Location: March 5 - Courtyard Marriott, Crystal City, MD
Start: 8:30 am EST
Chair / Vice Chair: Raymond Fisher (Acting Chair)
ITSA Staff: Manny Puentes
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Oct. 16, 2008 Meeting Record

Date/Location: Oct 16 - Marriott Denver West Hotel, Golden CO
Start: 8:00 am MST
Chair / Vice Chair: Dia Gainor / Raymond Fisher
ITSA Staff: William Gouse / Manny Puentes
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June. 19, 2008 Meeting Record

Date/Location: June 19, 2008 - ITS America Headquarters, Washington, DC
Start: 8:00 am EST
Chair / Vice Chair: Dia Gainor / Raymond Fisher
ITSA Staff: W. Gouse, M. Puentes, R. Hapsari, F. Azmi
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Feb. 21, 2008 Meeting Record

Date/Location: Feb 21, 2008 - Washington Plaza Hotel, Wash, DC
Start: 8:00 am EST
PSAG Chair: Dia Gainor
ITSA Staff: W. Gouse, M. Puentes, R. Hapsari, F. Azmi...
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Strategic Plans
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TSAG 2012 Operations Plan – 1.12.12

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) provides valued input to the US Department of Transportation (US DOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration RITA) and to the RITA ITS Joint Program Office by evaluating technology applications that help address our nation's transportation and public safety challenges... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2010-2012 Strategic Plan

The "hazards" associated with travel, quantified through incidents and resultant injuries and fatalities, has for too long been viewed as an expected cost of the freedom of mobility enjoyed by travelers. In recent years, highway crashes have resulted in some 40 thousand fatalities and over 3 million injuries annually.... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG 2008-2010 Strategic Plan

Public safety services on and along the nation’s highway system, enabled by seamless operations technologies, integrated across jurisdictions and transport modes, ensuring the safety and security of both travelers and of operations and public safety personnel who serve them, while... read more » [PDF]

Technical References
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Distributed Disaster Response System

Large-scale disasters challenge national response capabilities – Key challenge stems from lack of situational awareness resulting in deficient command and control... read more » [PDF]

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CRS Report: Future of 911, Jan 2009

Today’s 911 system is built on an infrastructure of analog technology that does not support many of the features that most Americans expect are part of an emergency response. Efforts to splice newer, digital technologies onto this aging infrastructure have created points of failure where a call can be dropped or
misdirected, sometimes with tragic... read more » [PDF]

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DHS National Preparedness Guide, Sept 2007

President Bush has led a committed effort to strengthen the Nation’s preparedness capabilities. The national preparedness architecture encompasses the full spectrum of prevention, protection, response, and recovery efforts to prepare the Nation for all hazards – whether terrorist... read more » [PDF]

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USDOT - 5 Year ITS Program Plan, 2007

This Five-Year ITS Program Plan documents the program’s goals, organization, and changes over time. It describes current activities and investments planned for the next five years. The last Program Plan was delivered... read more » [PDF]

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PSAG - ITS for Emergency Medical Services, Aug 2002

The EMS community currently is facing serious challenges because new telecommunications and invehicle safety technologies have entered the market without sufficient
developmental input from EMS physicians and other professionals.... read more » [PDF]

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EMS Data Integration for Emergency Response, Jan 2009

Proposed in this study is an Integrated Crash Trauma Information Network (ICTN) in response to the multiple levels of analysis conducted. The proposed ICTN system forms a network of emergency responders, health care professionals, and IT/ITS systems to collect and share “real time” data to be communicated and immediately... read more » [PDF]

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TSAG Response - RITA Strategic Direction for ITS

The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the referenced request for public comments on the proposed direction, goals, and objectives for the multimodal ITS Program over the next five years.... read more » [PDF]

US DOT Reports