Category Archives: Florida Department of Transportation

Substance Abuse Model Policy Templates and Instructions for Adopting Policy

Posted ago by zavacki

In response to recent amendments made to the USDOT rule 49 CFR Part 40, The Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs, FDOT is issuing two new FTA-compliant policy templates.  To assist the District offices and our state’s transit systems in understanding the regulatory …

Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Mitigate Bus Collisions

Posted ago by zavacki

This report summarizes the data findings from profiling 17 Florida transit agencies in regards to rear-ended and side collisions. Site visits were conducted to get a better understanding of their procedures for investigating, tracking, and preventing collisions. It also included …

Research in Progress: Examination of Passenger Assaults on Bus Transit Systems

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.   The goals of this research activities include: Identify the prevalence of assaults …

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 …