Guide for Protecting Transportation Employees and the Traveling Public from Airborne Diseases

Protecting the health and safety of transportation employees and the traveling public is a The objective of this research is to develop a guide for public transportation agencies and departments of transportation to mitigate exposure to airborne diseases to protect the health and well-being of transportation system employees while at work and to protect the traveling public. The research should identify near- and longer-term strategies and practices that will (1) reduce the likelihood of transportation employees and the public from contracting airborne diseases, (2) increase confidence in the safety of transportation systems, and (3) help agencies make more informed decisions regarding the health and well-being of their employees and the traveling public during periods of airborne contagion.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $350000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project F-30

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Schwager, Dianne

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of California, Riverside

    1084 Columbia Ave.
    Riverside, CA  United States  92507
  • Principal Investigators:

    Jung, Heejung

  • Start Date: 20220503
  • Expected Completion Date: 20231103
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01758789
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project F-30
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Nov 23 2020 4:33PM