The All Roads Transportation Safety (ARTS) Program (formerly known as Jurisdictionally Blind Safety Program) is a safety program to address safety needs on all public roads in Oregon. Only by working collaboratively with local road jurisdictions (cities, counties, MPO’s and tribes) can ODOT expect to increase awareness of safety on all roads, promote best practices for infrastructure safety, compliment behavioral safety efforts and focus limited resources to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes in the state of Oregon. The program will be data driven to achieve the greatest benefits in crash reduction and should be blind to jurisdiction.
In late 2012 ODOT reached out to the League of Oregon Cities (LOC) and the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) to mutually agree upon principles for a Jurisdictionally Blind Program. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) documents the understanding of ODOT, LOC, and AOC reached to apply Federal Highway funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to roads managed by Oregon Counties and Cities.
ARTS is Oregon’s implementation of the federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) through a data driven, strategic approach to achieve a significant reduction in traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads.
ARTS Key Facts (pdf)