graphical image of female's profile with traffic symbols surrounding her head

Session No. 2A

Session Title: Highway Safety — The Final Frontier

Session Description: TBD

Moderator: Jason P. Hershock, Manager, Safety Engineering & Risk Management Unit, PennDOT, Highway Safety and Traffic Operations Division

Network Screening — First Contact, Jeff Roeker, PennDOT

Pub 638 Updates — Into the Darkness, Todd Trautz, P.E., PTOE, Senior Associate and Traffic Division Manager, Michael Baker International

CMF Clearinghouse — The Search for SafetyKaren Scurry, P.E., Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration

Speaker Bios

Todd Trautz is the Traffic Division Manager of Michael Baker’s Harrisburg, PA office. He graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and has 10 years of traffic engineering and operations experience. Trautz's background in safety engineering has been primarily focused on the application of safety countermeasures via PennDOT’s Local Technical Assistance Program, Safe Routes to School,  and various Highway Safety Improvement Program projects. Most recently, he and his team has supported PennDOT Central Office with their revisions to PennDOT Publication 638 and the creation of PennDOT Publication 638A.

Karen Scurry is a program manager with the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Safety. Her primary duties involve activities to support implementation of the Highway Safety Improvement Program and promoting the use of crash modification factors in the transportation decision making process. Scurry holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey. 

< Back to full agenda

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Room 108

Floor Plan



Since 1995, the Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) has been attracting professionals from throughout Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic region, and the country. It continues to be an authoritative source of information on pressing issues from some of the foremost experts in transportation today.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891