Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices. Topic SH-24. Impacts of Fentanyl and Substance Use on Transit

Fentanyl and illegal substance abuse have increased inside transit since the Covid-19 pandemic. Drug use appears rampant in Metro systems across the country. The objective of this synthesis is to document the current practices of transit systems dealing with illegal substances like methamphetamine and fentanyl use in their transit vehicles and stations. The synthesis should assess the current use of methamphetamine and fentanyl in transit, describe the types of interventions, and the results of such interventions.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $55000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-07, Topic SH-24

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis

    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:

    Garcia-Colberg, Mariela

  • Performing Organizations:

    ,   Germany 

    Leading Mobility

  • Principal Investigators:

    Cooper, David

  • Start Date: 20231120
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01884672
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic SH-24
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Jun 6 2023 4:58PM