Tag Archives: transit safety

Actions Preceding Collisions Involving Transit Motorbuses and Applicability of Connected Vehicle Solutions

Posted ago by zavacki

The transit industry has always shown a great interest in the adoption of transformational safety technologies to improve the safety of its passengers and drivers, as well as all road users including pedestrians. Due to its unique characteristics and behaviors, …

Bus Operator Safety – Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices Final Report

Posted ago by zavacki

In this study, researchers at the National Center for Transit Research performed a multi-topic comprehensive examination of bus operator-related critical safety and personal security issues. The goals of this research effort were to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure …

Safety/TAM ANPRM for Medium and Large Transit Systems (Webinar)

Posted ago by zavacki

December 5, 2013, 2:00-3:30pm (EST) Description: This webcast will highlight passages and questions of the ANPRM that may be of particular interest to medium and large transit systems. PowerPoint Presentation

Safety/TAM ANPRM Webinar for Small Transit Systems (Webinar)

Posted ago by zavacki

December 3, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm (EST) Description: This webcast will identify specific sections of the ANPRM as they relate to small transit systems. PowerPoint Presentation

LRT Urban Insertion and Safety: European Experiences

Posted ago by zavacki

This paper provides a rough design toolkit for improving the safety of LRT (Light Rail Transit) urban insertion. This toolkit has been prepared after the analysis of more than 130 examples of good and bad practices related to LRT urban …