Mass Transit

Safety Guidelines

Date Added Resource Source
Jun 2013

The Bicyclist's Survival Guide: Live to Ride. Ride to Live. (PDF)

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/docs/Bike/BikeSurvivalGuide.pdf

Here's to you, Oregon riders! You're saving money, reducing pollution and improving your health. But with all that fresh air comes a certain amount of vulnerability, so here are a few tips to keep you on the straight and vertical.

(ODOT)
Mar 2009

Transit Bus Safety Resource Guide

http://www3.cutr.usf.edu/bussafety/

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Multi-State Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), is working with the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) to promote a bus transit safety management practices guide and model program to aid states and transit systems in the development of a system safety program and related implementing procedures. This very thorough website provides information on safety program elements, best practices, safety policies and plans and more.

(USF)
Mar 2009

Transit Bus Safety Resource Guide: Safety Policies and Plans

http://www3.cutr.usf.edu/bussafety/safety.htm

This page provides examples of safety plans, model safety plans and safety policy examples from various states in the US.

(USF)
Mar 2009

Public transport- Bus drivers: Work-related violence case studies

http://www.hse.gov.uk/violence/hslcasestudies/first.htm

This study, provided by the UK Health and Safety Executive, focuses on First Leeds, a bus company in the Yorkshire Division. First Leeds is currently implementing a three-year programme of violence prevention and management measures with the intention of preventing violence to its bus drivers.

(HSE)
Mar 2009

Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies (February 2008)

http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/Pedestrian_Safety_Guide_for_Transit_Agencies_159967.aspx

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 safety issues that are likely to arise near transit stations, bus stops, and other places where transit (bus or rail) is operated. It provides references to publications, guides and other tools to identify pedestrian and bicycle safety problems.

(FHWA)
Mar 2009

Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/

Information provided by the Federal Highway Administration pertaining to pedestrians and bicycles intended for transit authorities and city planners

(FHWA)
Mar 2009

Oregon Transportation Safety Division Brochure Listing

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/tsdbrochures.shtml

The Transportation Safety Division offers a variety of free brochures, flyers, posters, and other educational materials to the public upon request. Most are available electronically

(ODOT)
Mar 2009

Substance Abuse Management Site

http://www3.cutr.usf.edu/byrnessamsite/default.htm

This site, provided by University of South Florida, is designed as a “go-to” resource for FTA Drug and Alcohol program managers and other positions in the field of federally mandated drug and alcohol testing programs. It is intended to serve as a quick reference tool for updated regulatory information; program management aids, valuable resource links, training announcements and answers to frequently asked questions.

(USF)

Also see Health & Safety Programs > Workplace Substance Abuse

Also see Workplace Violence