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Evaluation of Rear-End Bus Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The purpose of this project was to conduct a systematic study of rear-end collisions between motorists and public transit buses. We examined both cases in which the vehicle rear-ended the bus (rear-ended collision) and in which the bus rear-ended the …

Ferry Transport: The Realm of Responsibility for Ferry Disasters in Developing Nations

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Ferries, the safest form of transportation in North America and Europe, can be the agents of catastrophe in some developing nations. Over the past decades there have been numerous incidents in which hundreds have died. The international ferry community, under …

Terrorism, Transit and Public Safety: Evaluating the Risks

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 8, Issue 4 Special Edition: Safety and Security (2005) by Todd Litman Abstract This paper evaluates the overall safety of public transit, taking into account all risks, including recent terrorist attacks. It indicates that transit …

Intermodal Transportation Safety and Security Issues: Training Against Terrorism

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 8, Issue 4 Special Edition: Safety and Security (2005) by Ronald W. Tarr, Vicki McGurk, Carol Jones Abstract Since 9/11, our world has changed. The threats now facing us are extreme and unpredictable. The potential …