TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 169: Developing Best-Practice Guidelines for Improving Bus Operator Health and Retention addresses some of the health and safety issues common throughout the transit industry, and describes approaches that transit organizations in the United States and Canada have taken to address health problems faced by transit employees..  View Report read more →

This NCTR project will investigate best practices, standard operating procedures and uses of technology in dispatch for small, medium, and large transit agencies.  View Report read more →

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 326: State Public Transportation Division Involvement in State Emergency Planning, Response, and Recovery explores the best policies and practices of state transit divisions pertaining to weather-related emergencies. The report highlights lessons learned from recent emergencies, issues associated with the involvement of state public transportation divisions,.. read more →

This report examines information on existing commercial motor vehicle safety certification, self-evaluation, benchmarking, and best practices programs; identifies major common elements and protocols; and explores the crash-reduction effectiveness of the programs.  View Report read more →

This report explores practices on developing and enhancing a culture of safety among commercial motor vehicle drivers.  The report also examines suggested steps for increasing a safety culture through a series of best practices.  View Report read more →