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Policy and Guidance
FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE FOR DEVELOPING AN ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYING EMERGENCY ESCAPE BREATHING APPARATUS PROGRAM
Abstract: This document provides guidance to railroads developing and implementing an atmosphere-supplying emergency escape breathing apparatus (EEBA) program to protect railroad employees...
Keywords: Metra, safety audit
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conducted an intensive, focused safety assessment of the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (Metra) after three...
Evaluation of Education and Outreach Methods and Strategies: A Case Study of a Web-Based Rail Safety Education Initiative
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing; education; outreach; program evaluation; safety; Evaluation of Education and Outreach Methods and Strategies: A Case Study of a Web-Based Rail Safety Education Initiative
Abstract: The U. S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration’s (RITA) John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center...
Keywords: Evaluation, program evaluation, technology transfer, knowledge diffusion, evaluation capacity building
Abstract: The railroad industry's overall safety record has improved over the last decade and most safety trends are moving in the right direction. However, significant train accidents...