Traffic crashes are a major safety problem in the DRCOG region. There are about 220 reported traffic crashes per day in the region. These crashes result in about 70 injured persons per day and four traffic fatalities per week.
DRCOG, along with CDOT and local jurisdictions, tracks, analyzes, and reports on traffic safety issues within the Denver region.
DRCOG Reports on Traffic Safety
DRCOG's most recent reports that describe traffic safety issues within the Denver region:
- The Report on Traffic Crashes in the Denver Region (2017) describes traffic safety issues within the region and provides information on crash mitigation strategies.
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in the Denver (2012) analyzes collisions in the Denver region between a pedestrian or bicyclist and motor vehicles, and identifies mitigation strategies to prevent or reduce pedestrian and bicycle crashes.