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Recommended emergency preparedness guidelines for rail transit systems

W. T. Hathaway

Recommended emergency preparedness guidelines for rail transit systems

by W. T. Hathaway

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Transportation Systems Center in [Washington, D.C.], Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric railroads -- United States -- Accidents.,
  • Electric railroads -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Local transit -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Personal rapid transit -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Urban transportation -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Disaster relief.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[William T. Hathaway, Stephenie H. Markos, Robert J. Pawlak]
    ContributionsMarkos, Stephanie H., Pawlak, Robert J., Transportation Systems Center., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Technical Assistance Program.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE4451 .H38 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19531575M

    The Office of Transit Safety and Oversight administers a national transit safety program and program compliance oversight process. Infrastructure Investment FTA provides grants to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. For example, FRA requires a two-year recurrent training schedule for the emergency preparedness training required under 49 CFR part (emergency response and evacuation for rail passengers). The security training required by PHMSA under 49 CFR part (securing transportation of hazardous materials) is on a three-year recurrent training cycle.

      Planning is an important avenue to community emergency preparedness. The practice of emergency response planning is best thought of as a process - a continuing sequence of analyses, plan. The freight rail networks extend for more than , miles, and commuter and urban rail systems cover s miles. Even the more contained civil aviation system has some commercial-service airports and anot smaller general aviation airports scattered across the country. Emergency Preparedness for Transit Terrorism.

    Schoner J, Cao X. Walking for Purpose and Pleasure: Influences of Light Rail, Built Environment, and Residential Self-Selection on Pedestrian Travel. Transportation Research Record ; Shimura H, Winkler E, Owen N. Individual, psychosocial, and environmental correlates of 4-year declines in walking among middle-to-older aged adults. 5 Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP)planning toolsplanning tools Hazardous Materials Incident Response Procedure REV 6 – 01/ TERMS/DEFINITIONS Buddy System - a method of organizing employees into work groups in such a manner that each employee of the work group is designated to be observed by at least one other employee.


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