The US Public Policy Advisory Group is an informal voluntary group which provides advice to the FIA Foundation on road safety, sustainable transport issues and general US public policy as it pertains to the international agenda. It also aims to encourage advocacy to promote international road safety as a priority within the US, and it provides guidance on the FIA Foundation's relations with relevant US government agencies, Congress, and transport, environmental and public health stakeholders in the US. Former members of the Advisory Group have all had distinguished careers in fields of US transportation policy.

Richard Retting

Former Advisor

Richard Retting serves as National Practice Leader for Safety & Research at Sam Schwartz Consulting.

He is a widely recognized expert in traffic safety, with more than 34 years of traffic engineering, safety, and research experience. Mr. Retting joined Sam Schwartz in 2008, prior to which he served as Senior Transportation Engineer with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Before that he served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the New York City Department of Transportation, in charge of Traffic Safety Programs. Mr. Retting holds a Master of Science in Transportation Planning & Engineering from Polytechnic University of New York.

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