Category Archives: Federal Transit Administration

Effective Practices in Bus Transit Safety Emergency Response

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During an emergency, transit agency employees may be responsible for managing incidents, assessing situations, and taking appropriate actions. Crisis management is stressful, so transit agency staff not only need clear procedures to follow, but also training and practice on how …

Compendium of Transit Safety Standards

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An excel sheet containing a list of FTA’s Compendium of Transit Safety Standards. Download Spreadsheet

Review and Evaluation of Public Transportation Safety Standards (FTA Report No. 0103)

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This report provides information to the Secretary of Transportation for the required review of public transportation safety standards and protocols to document existing standards and examine the efficacy of those standards and protocols. This effort establishes the adequacy of minimum …

Register for the Transit Asset Management (TAM) Webinar: Building an Asset Inventory

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FTA will host a webinar on May 23, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. EST to highlight examples of how transit agencies can build their asset inventories. The webinar will feature presentations from Doug Holcomb and Athena Ullah, from Greater Bridgeport Transit …

FTA Releases Update Hazard Mitigation Cost Effectiveness Tool

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As technical assistance to transit agencies that are considering disaster resilience as a part of their capital investment programs, FTA has updated its resilience benefit tool — the Hazard Mitigation Cost Effectiveness Tool. First developed to evaluate potential resilience projects …