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NTI Announces Safety Webinar Based on TCRP Report

Public transit professionals can learn about safety efforts and training initiatives in a 90-­minute webinar hosted by the National Transit Institute (NTI), July 19, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern time.

Lead authors Lisa Staes and Jodi ­Godfrey of the Center for Urban Transportation Research will discuss their work to collect and document effective training initiatives and practices, including bus operator training programs, as reported in Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies. The authors developed case studies from 10 U.S. public transit agencies as part of their research.

The webinar will address safety hazards, including technology applications, infrastructure modifications, driver incentive programs and close call/near miss reporting.

FTA sponsors both NTI and TCRP.

To register, click here.
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