Category Archives: Leading Practices

Research in Progress: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Mitigate Bus Collisions

Posted ago by zavacki

This research is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and is being conducted by the National Center for Transit Research at the Center for Urban Transportation Research.   In March 2014, the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR), on behalf …

TCRP Report 169: Developing Best-Practice Guidelines for Improving Bus Operator Health and Retention

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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 169: Developing Best-Practice Guidelines for Improving Bus Operator Health and Retention addresses some of the health and safety issues common throughout the transit industry, and describes approaches that transit organizations in the United …

Research in Progress: Guidelines for Bus Transit Stops in Highway Construction Work Zones

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The objective of this study is to develop guidelines/recommendations and estimated costs for managing transit stops during adjacent highway construction operations with a focus on safety and the customers. This guidance will serve as a planning tool, design …

Research in Progress: Bus Operator Safety Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The goals of this research effort are to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure related to safety departments and/or function within each of the 30 fixed route public transit agencies in Florida; Identify and document model policies …