Category Archives: Incident and Emergency Management

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 …

The Challenge of Protecting Transit and Passenger Rail: Understanding How Security Works Against Terrorism

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Terrorists see transit and passenger rail as an attractive target. Designed for public convenience, trains and stations offer terrorists easy access to crowds of people in confined environments where there are minimal security risks and attacks can cause high casualties. …

Remedial Actions to Prevent Suicides on Commuter and Metro Rail Systems

Posted ago by zavacki

The Mineta Transportation Institute has released a report that reviews efforts of commuter railroads to reduce or prevent suicide on railways and implement preventative activities affecting rail-related suicides. View Report

DHS/TSA Fact Sheets

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NTSB has just release its MOST WANTED List of Transportation Safety Improvements

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The Most Wanted List represents the NTSB’s advocacy priorities. It is designed to increase awareness of, and support for, the most critical changes needed to reduce transportation accidents and save lives. View Most Wanted List