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Community Traffic Safety Team


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Welcome to the Tampa Bay
Community Traffic Safety Teams

Made possible with support from the Florida Department of Transportation and local agencies in Tampa Bay

​​What is CTST?

​The Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) is a multi-disciplined Federal, State and local government endorsed program developed to reduce the number of traffic crashes that occur on Florida roadways. The program is managed by the Florida Department of Transportation and supported by a wide range of community partners, such as: cities, counties, law enforcement, first responders, school districts, St. Joseph's Hospital Wellness and Safety Center, John Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, Safe Kids, health care advocacy groups, MADD, Tampa Alcohol Coalition, Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), and more.​

The members of the committees work towards this goal by addressing the Four Es:

Emergency Services​ 

There are four Teams in Tampa Bay:

Meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month from 9:30AM to 11:30AM
For meeting location please click here

Meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month from 1:30PM to 2:30PM
For meeting location please click here


Meets every 1st Thursday of the Month from 10:00AM to 11:30AM
For meeting location please click here​

West Central (Hernando and Citrus)
Meets every 2nd Wednesday of the Month from 1:30PM to 2:30PM
For meeting location please click here​


Goals of the CTST

The teams undertake traffic safety-related projects and activities and serve as a resource to any and all communities, local government agencies, and roadway users.  The CTSTs overall goal is not only the reduction of serious and fatal injury crashes, but assisting in reaching Zero Fatalities on Florida roadways.​

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The CTST members work towards achieving this goal by educating the community on a wide variety of safety topics, such as:

  • DUI / Wrong Way Driving
  • Aggressive Driving / Distracted Driving
  • Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS)
  • Click It or Ticket /  Buckle Up Florida
  • Work Zone Awareness
  • Pedestrian / Bike Safety
  • Bike Walk Tampa Bay
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Safe Mobility for Life
  • Occupant Protection​
  • Safety Academy


How can I participate?

CTST Meetings are held monthly and are open to the public.

Sign Up​ to receive​ meeting reminders, agendas, minutes and general updates.

For more information, please contact:

Ginger Regalado
Community Traffic Safety Team Program Manager
FDOT District 7
11201 N. McKinley Dr.
Tampa, FL  33612

News ​

2019 School Bus Safety Poster Contest
Click on the image for more info


AAA PROMise Kit is back to
Help Fight Impaired Driving During Prom and Grad Season​
Click on the image for more info

March Campaigns

​​​3/1 – 3/31: Spring Break: Arrive Alive, Don't Drink & Drive

3/1 – 3/31: Florida Bike Month


3/31 – 4/2: Lifesavers National C​onference on Highway Safety

3/22: Walk Like MADD Tampa​
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
USF -Tampa - Main Campus

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 ​​Stop on Red, Kids Ahead PSA Campaign

Download Link to all videos (Full length, .30 and .60 seconds)

​Link to Campaign on HCPS webpage

NHTSA Releases New Child Car Seat Safety Campaigns PSAs 

NHTSA announced the release of new television, radio, out-of-home, and digital Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for their Child Car Safety campaign.

The new PSAs build on the insights from parenting research and trends, focusing on the idea that parents will do anything for the love of their children. The TV PSAs feature relatable scenes of parents carrying out selfless acts —from watching their child's soccer game in the pouring rain to soothing a crying baby at 4 a.m. The videos cleverly nudge parents to become more informed about car seats.

Use these free safety materials to generate awareness about child car safety in your community throughout the year. Want to customize one of our radio or print PSAs with the tag of your local DOT or organization? Please email Elizabeth Nilsson of NHTSA's Office of Communications and Consumer Information at for more information on this process.

​Please click here to watch the PSAs on the NHTSA website.

We are pleased to announce that our annual Recipes for the Road is being distributed. Please visit the virtual edition​ to check it out!​

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  Hillsborough CTST Meeting
  Pasco CTST Meeting
  Pinellas CTST Meeting
  West Central CTST Meeting
  Hillsborough CTST Meeting
  Pasco CTST Meeting
  Pinellas CTST Meeting

​If you are interested in joining a CTST, please contact:

Ginger Regalado
Community Traffic Safety Team Program Manager
FDOT District 7
(813) 975-6970

Brought to you by FDOT with support from our community partners.