Category Archives: Presentation

Common Session: Transit’s Response to Active Shooter and Crisis Events

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

As active shooter and other crisis events continue to occur, we are learning more about the ways in which our transit agencies are being called upon in response, recovery, and other post-event activities. This opening session will include presentations from …

FTA Extends National Online Dialogue on Transit Worker Assaults to August 31

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

In response to increased industry interest, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that the National Online Dialogue to address the problem of transit worker assaults will remain open until Wednesday, August 31. The National Online Dialogue presents stakeholders with …

CUTR Webcast: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Florida exceeds the national rate for rear-ended transit bus collisions, and it matches it for side impact collisions. The Center for Urban Transportation Research recently completed a study that tried to determine the causes of these types of collisions and …

Webinar Recording: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Compliance Concerns

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This one-hour webinar session will identify the most common areas of concern discovered during the annual review of Florida transit agency drug and alcohol testing programs, performed as part of the MIS data entry verification and acceptance process. Presenter will …

Public Transportation Safety Program Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) Webinar

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight held two webinars on September 17-18, 2015 to discuss the Public Transportation Safety Program Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2015. During the webinars, FTA discussed …

CTA O’Hare Accident Caused By Fatigue, Misplaced Track Braking System

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

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

Safety Management Systems

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Presentation from the 40th Annual FPTA Conference Tuesday, October 28, 204 at 10:00 am Description: FTA has established and will enforce Safety Management Systems (SMS) as its new safety regulatory framework. With a focus on safety policy, formal hazard identification …

Safety Management Systems Presentation

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Presentation from the 2014 FTPA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop and Transit Safety Summit Tuesday, June 3, 2014at 10:00 am FTA has established and will enforce Safety Management Systems (SMS) as its new safety regulatory framework. With a focus on safety policy, …

CUTR Webcast: Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This session presented the findings from a study conducted to examine rear-end collisions between motorists and public transit buses. This study was initiated because some transit agencies were reporting alarming increases to rear end collisions. The study was designed to fulfill …

May 22, 2014 Live Webcast: Public Transportation Priorities in the Grow America Act

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:30-4:30pm (ET) U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will provide kick-off remarks for a public webcast highlighting the major public transportation priorities and new programs in the Administration’s four-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal, known as the GROW AMERICA …