Please join the Task Force members and friends in discussing industry issues, new technology, etc. related to public transit safety and security. The Task Force will be offering a Sunday Workshop session, two lectern sessions and our annual Task Force committee meeting. View flyer read more →

The NTSB released this presentation on Organizational Accidents in 2011.  It is reposted for your convenience. http://www.ntsb.gov/news/speeches/rsumwalt/Documents/Sumwalt_012511.pdf Presented by: Robert L. Sumwalt, NTSB Board Member January 25, 2011 read more →

The NTSB conducts thorough investigations (including root-cause analyses) of events – not simply stopping with the obvious. Presentation | Abstract read more →

Presentation from the 2014 FTPA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop and Transit Safety Summit (Tampa, FL) Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 10:00 am Presented by: Lisa Staes and Roberta Yegidis, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida FTA has established and will enforce Safety Management Systems (SMS) as its new safety regulatory framework. With a.. read more →

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 read more →

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 read more →

A Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents The purpose of this research was to track and observe three Florida public transit agencies as they incorporated and integrated computer-based transit bus simulators into their existing bus operator training programs. In addition to the three Florida case study agencies, four transit agencies outside Florida.. read more →