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Fireseeds North Road Safety Engineering

Fireseeds North provides specialized road safety engineering services and training in Canada and internationally. It is the private professional practice of Craig Milligan, a global expert in road safety engineering.


Fireseeds North is a specialized road safety engineering practice led by its technical principal Craig Milligan and supported by 16 highly skilled associates. Fireseeds North provides the following services worldwide:

Fireseeds North was founded in 2014 and is based in Winnipeg, Canada.

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Craig Milligan, Ph.D., P.Eng. - Principal and Road Safety Engineer

Craig Milligan is an expert road safety engineer applying a proactive and safe systems approach to vision zero. He is the current chair of the Transportation Association of Canada Road Safety Standing Committee, a road safety audit instructor for the International Road Federation, and a past board member of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals.

Milligan has a deep portfolio of road safety engineering experience:

  • Conducted road safety audits for more than $6B of urban and rural road projects at all stages (conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, work zone, and pre-opening) covering complex intersections, freeways, bridges, interchanges, and cycling facilities.

  • Provided road safety audit training to hundreds of engineers from Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.

  • Completed in-service road safety reviews of more than 200 intersections and 4000 km of highway in six countries.

  • Completed updates of 10 road safety technical guidelines and authored more than 30 technical publications in road safety.

  • Developed more than 300 network screening models and safety performance functions.

  • Assisted in the design of budget management systems for over $80 billion in transportation assets with a focus on applying ISO-style management systems.

  • Earned a Ph.D. in road safety performance and risk forecasting with the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

  • Pioneered the use of video analytics as a diagnostic technique for widespread use in network screening applications and in-service road safety audits.

  • Acted as consultant to the World Bank’s lead transport economist on designing a framework to account for road safety in transport lending decisions.

Milligan is based in Winnipeg and offers engineering services and training in French and English. He can be reached at 204-996-9550 or at Let’s connect on LinkedIN: