2011 This guidebook was prepared with the objective of providing resource information for transit agencies and the FTA regarding the development and implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and Safety Performance Measurement Systems (SPMS). SMS offer the most promising means of preventing public transportation accidents by integrating safety into all aspects of a transit system’s.. read more →

08Walking is the oldest and most basic form of travel. Walking is the second most used method of transportation. It is the primary way that people connect to other means of travel (e.g., driving, public transportation, etc.). In this booklet, AARP provides a quiz to test your knowledge about staying safe. read more →

Services explores the experiences of transit agencies that have attempted to depart from the traditional binary model of separate fixed-route and paratransit services by seeking a variety of ways to integrate their services. Options examined in the report include the provision of paratransit feeder services, community bus or circulators, connectors, fixed-route fare incentives, and route.. read more →

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration 2008 The guide is intended to provide transit agency staff with an easy-to-use resource for improving pedestrian safety. The guide includes a variety of approaches to address common pedestrian issues that are likely to arise near transit stations, bus stops, and other places where transit (bus or rail).. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 74: Policies and Practices for Effectively and Efficiently Meeting ADA Paratransit Demand highlights policies and practices that transit agencies may be able to apply to their own paratransit services, often without the need to devote significant funds, personnel, or other resources. The report also examines certain practices and.. read more →