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TraffiCalm Network

TraffiCalm Network

By TraffiCalm Systems, LLC
Vehicles are a form of independence but roadways can be dangerous. Traffic safety is a lifesaving serious business. Our program focuses on Driving Conversations, Keeping Traffic Calm, and Saving Lives. This is the TraffiCalm™ Network!

TraffiCalm™ manufactures American made effective, efficient, and affordable solutions to enhance signage on today's roads. Solutions apply to Advanced Curve Warning, Stop Sign Enhancement, Pedestrian Push 2 Cross (with RRFB), Conflict Intersections, Wrong Way Mitigation, Driver Feedback Speed Radar Signs, and so much more. See it all at online at TraffiCalm.com
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101- The Goal of the TraffiCalm Network with John Ragan

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113 - Wider Pavement Marking Research with Dr. Paul Carlson from Road Infrastructure
Join host Bob Felt as he spends some time with Paul Carlson, formerly of Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), now with Road Infrastructure as the Chief Technology Officer. Paul shares future pavement marking standards that will be included within the next version of the MUTCD. The wider pavement markings research discussed will improve roadway safety and the auto industry's ability to make vehicles safer.
29:18
January 4, 2021
112 - Educating Lawmakers on the Importance of Transportation Funding
President & CEO of the American Highway Users Alliance Laura Perrotta discusses transportation advocacy with host Bob Felt. This episode covers the importance of educating our nation’s lawmakers in order to secure necessary federal funding for improving our surface transportation infrastructure and more.
18:29
December 16, 2020
111 - Transportation in the Wild and Wonderful West Virginia with Randy Damron
Find out about the WVDOT's "Roads to Prosperity" with Randy Damron - A Charleston, West Virginia icon and transportation point person. TraffiCalm Network host Bob Felt interviews Mr. Damron as he shares a key educational component to their work zone safety campaign:  "Heads Up, Phones Down."
20:03
November 12, 2020
110 - Road Safety Professional Certification, Pedestrian Safety, and more with Subject Matter Expert Priscilla Tobias.
Nationally-recognized transportation expert Priscilla Tobias from Arora and Associates, P.C. - Illinois Operations, shares information and her passion with host Bob Felt. Some of the FHWA Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures are outlined plus an interesting question is pondered regarding fault and/or liability in a hypothetical pedestrian crash resulting in a fatality.
24:26
October 12, 2020
109 - Transportation Concerns and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as Part of the Future with Bernie Wagenblast
Host Bob Felt and guest Bernie Wagenblast, a transportation newsletter editor from New Jersey, indulge the audience with a recorded-voice challenge. The episode also briefly mentions transportation concerns like privacy and potentially using more artificial intelligence in the future.
14:23
September 22, 2020
108 - Safe System Approach, HSIP funding, & Pedestrian/Bike Safety with CalTrans Chief Safety Officer Rachel Carpenter
Host Bob Felt visits with the California Department of Transportation's (CalTrans) Rachel Carpenter to talk about safety practices that bring the state closer to a zero fatality goal. Ms. Carpenter shares a handful of areas of focus that will drive the department's roadway safety efforts forward.
16:48
September 8, 2020
107 - Inventor Ken Cummings talks about ideas, patents, and a Wrong Way driving mitigation concept
Host Bob Felt digs into details of what it takes to patent something with Ken Cummings, a leading inventor.  With a certificate in master electronic tech work and years of professional experience,  Ken will share ways to take ideas that turn into patents. As for the million-dollar ideas, listen to the discussion and you'll find out more.  Find out how you know if someone else already has that great idea of yours.
15:44
August 12, 2020
106 - A national perspective on roundabouts with Brian Walsh from the Washington State Department of Transportation
Host Bob Felt interviews State Traffic Design Engineer Brian Walsh from the Washington State Department. Solutions discussed include examples from several states with three different studies mentioned.
34:55
July 27, 2020
105 - Safety program firsts with Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) Director Brian Ness
Host Bob Felt interviews the Idaho Transportation Department Director Brian Ness and discovers the secrets of safety in Idaho. Statewide program amounts are shared along with Operation Lifesaver information and the SHIFT campaign that helps ITD get Idahoans to zero deaths.
11:40
July 2, 2020
104 - Curve Warning Systems and Wrong Way Drivers with WRA's Adam Weiser
Host Bob Felt visits with Adam Weiser of WRA, an engineering firm in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the USA, and sharing facts about crash data analysis, low-cost countermeasures such as Curve Warning Systems and when to use them, and the epidemic of Wrong Way Drivers.
13:01
June 16, 2020
103 - TZD and 5 E's of Traffic Safety with Mark Bott, Michigan DOT
Host Bob Felt interviews Michigan's Engineer of Traffic Safety from the Dept. of Transportation. This episode covers the national Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) goals that Michigan has adopted and the 5 E's of Traffic Safety. 
13:41
May 18, 2020
102 - Access Mgmt, Road Diets, & Signs with Andy Holmes of Tiana Design Services in Florida
This episode covers access management principles, road diets, and signs. Host Bob Felt goes asks a professional engineer in several states that has served as a consultant for numerous municipalities, the DOT, and more. Andy Holmes talks about what they do in Florida regarding roadway safety.
09:39
May 18, 2020
101- The Goal of the TraffiCalm Network with John Ragan
The TraffiCalm Network podcast was developed to share thoughts and ideas from various traffic safety experts. The sharing of transportation innovations and roadway safety solutions are important for keeping traffic calm and saving lives. Host Bob Felt interviews TraffiCalm Systems president and owner John Ragan for a passionate view of the program goal.
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May 18, 2020
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April 23, 2020