Safety Engineering

Focus: The purpose of this technical advisory group (TAG) is to determine the research needs and priorities in the area of safety engineering that are focused on reducing fatalities and multiple injuries on Illinois roadways.

  • TAG Chair, Office of Program Development, Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering – Paul Lorton Paul.Lorton@illinois.gov
  • Office of Program Development, Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering – Juan Pava Juan.Pava@illinois.gov
  • Office of Program Development, Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering – Mehdi Nassirpour
  • Office of Program Development, Bureau of Design & Environment – Mike Brand
  • Office of Program Development, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Tom Winkelman
  • Office of Program Development, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Maureen Kastl
  • Office of Highway Project Implementation, Bureau of Operations – Kyle Armstrong
  • Office of Highway Project Implementation, Regional Representative – Lisa Heaven-Baum
  • Office of Highway Project Implementation, Regional Representative – Randy Laninga
  • Office of Highway Project Implementation, Regional Representative – Doug Keirn
  • Office of Planning and Programming, Bureau of Research (non-voting) – Megan Swanson/Ryan Culton
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association – Jim Thonn
  • Federal Highways Administration – Alan Ho/Greg Piland/Dean Mentjes
  • Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) Academic Representative – Yanfeng Ouyang yfouyang@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2019)
  • Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) Research Coordinator (non-voting) – Patty Altstetter
  • Illinois State Toll Highway Authority – Wade Tabor