Transit safety-related research and research that has relevance to public transit safety can be accessed from this site. This website tracks research in progress, completed research, and other reports for the following modes and from associated sources:

In addition, if there is a specific safety-related issue you’d like to research more in-depth, try the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB), Transport Research International Document (TRID) search tool. This resource provides access to the largest online database of transportation research consisting of more than one million records.

Safety Research by Category

Bus Transit


Distracted Mobility

Incident and Emergency Management

Operator Fatigue

Professional Development and Training

Rail Transit

Safety and Security

Vehicle, Station and Corridor Technologies