This report explores the current technologies, research, and opportunities for use. The report also provides examples of how surveillance systems are used to improve operations, safety, security, training, and customer satisfaction.  View Report read more →

This literature review on the effect of electronic device use on pedestrian safety is part of a research project sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Safety Research in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). An extensive literature review was conducted and summarized into three sections: pedestrian distraction, driver distraction, and pedestrian-vehicle interactions. Within each.. read more →

This literature review on the effect of electronic device use on pedestrian safety is part of a research project sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Safety Research in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). An extensive literature review was conducted and summarized into three sections: pedestrian distraction, driver distraction, and pedestrian-vehicle interactions. Within each.. read more →

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web-Only Document 215: Incident Command System (ICS) Training for Field-Level Supervisors and Staff provides training materials and guidance for transportation field personnel to help their organizations operate safely in an emergency or traffic management event. This course is intended to review the basic ICS structures and terminologies aimed.. read more →

Research Objectives The objective of this study is to develop guidelines/recommendations and estimated costs for managing transit stops during adjacent highway construction operations with a focus on safety and the customers. This guidance will serve as a planning tool, design and construction guides for Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) coordination for transit agencies, highway design engineers,.. read more →

Track inspection is a critical process for both freight and transit rail safety. Currently, many rail transit agencies rely heavily on visual inspection, which is time and resource consuming, inefficient, and sometimes unreliable. Although some rail transit agencies do use ultrasound or track geometry car for track inspections, these devices can only identify certain types.. 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 →

Safety.data.gov is a new open government initiative to increase awareness of and deepening insights into our Nation’s public safety activities. Download the presentation to learn more. read more →

Client: Transportation Research Board (TRB)/ NCHRP Project 20-65 (02) The Toolbox for Promoting the Bus Safety and Security Program provides state departments of transportation and transit systems with resources and examples to assist them in developing and implementing bus system safety program plans. View full report. read more →