Bureau Highlights and Divisions
|Crash Information Systems and Analysis Division |
This Division is responsible for processing and distributing mail, numbering and microfilming crash reports, and fielding all requests from internal and external customers for crash reports and statistics.
|The Division is responsible for publishing the Crash Facts and Statistics Book. The most recent version of this publication is available here online. A complete listing of historical versions of this publication should be available soon.|
|ITS Division |
The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Division is responsible for the deployment and management of ITS equipment, the coordination of Traffic Management Center activities and associated software tools, and the implementation of 511PA and other traveler information programs.
|ITS and Operations Planning|
|Safety Management Division |
This Division is responsible for planning, directing, and controlling all activities dealing with the implementation of various highway safety engineering programs and driver behavior modification programs. It conducts engineering studies, administers state and federal grants, and works closely with Department public relations representatives to communicate programs.
|The Pedestrian and Bicycle Section in this Division is responsible for the administrative and professional work in planning, directing, and coordinating activities associated with pedestrian and bicycle transportation.|
|Traffic Engineering and Operations Division |
This Division is responsible for traffic line painting and delineation, traffic signing programs and sign manufacturing, work zone traffic control, and traffic regulations. Each of these sections works closely with their counterparts across the State to ensure that statewide standards are followed for traffic control devices.
|The Sign Distribution Center is responsible for manufacturing the majority of traffic signs that exist on State roads. The Center yearly manufactures and ships approximately 100,000 signs across Pennsylvania.|
|Pennsylvania’s Traffic Calming Handbook has been developed to provide information on traffic calming and its place on the roadways of Pennsylvania.|
|Publication 191 Guidelines for the Maintenance of Traffic Signal Systems (1989 Edition).|
|Risk Management and Administrative Services Division|
This Division is responsible for risk management functions and various administrative services. The Risk Management Engineer is responsible for a) planning, directing, and coordinating a program to identify Department areas (activities, policies, procedures, etc.) which have either resulted in tort liability claims or demonstrated a strong potential to do so, and b) organizing and administering the Department’s efforts to modify or eliminate these high risk areas through the application of effective risk management principals.
|The Division is also responsible for coordinating and managing the many administrative services for the bureau, including: budget & fiscal services, personnel & human resource services, and technical training services in the areas of traffic engineering & highway safety.|