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Mayor's Traffic Safety Committee (MTSC)

[Record group 60-11-1]
Agency Function
This agency's functions were taken over initially by the Philadelphia Highway Traffic Board, and now form an important function of the Department of Streets.

Agency History
The Mayor's Traffic Safety Committee was appointed by Mayor Bernard Samuel on 29 April 1947 in order to develop safety educational programs and coordinate the efforts of many city and civic agencies to combat the rising trend of accident fatalities. The Committee was replaced in 1948 with the establishment of the Philadelphia Highway Traffic Board.

Archival Records
60-11-1. Annual Report (1947)

60-11-1.2 Organizational Meeting Minutes (1947)

60-11-1.3 Executive Committee Minutes (1947)

60-11-1.4 Executive Committee, Sub-Committee Minutes (1947)

60-11-1.5 Correspondence (1947)


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