Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices. Topic SA-38. Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and incidents at transit agencies. The study also focuses on other system approaches that have been implemented to address safety hazards. These approaches include various technology applications, infrastructure modifications, and programs and initiatives such as driver incentive programs and close call/near miss reporting.   The report is published at www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/175648.aspx

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $45000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-07, Topic SA-38

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Garcia-Colberg, Mariela

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of South Florida, Tampa

    3650 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 160
    Tampa, FL  United States  33612
  • Principal Investigators:

    Staes, Lisa

  • Start Date: 20151101
  • Expected Completion Date: 20170206
  • Actual Completion Date: 20170206
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39776

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01566085
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic SA-38
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 10 2015 1:01AM