TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 174: Improving Safety Culture in Public Transportation presents research on the definition of safety culture within public transportation, presents methods and tools for assessing safety culture, and provides strategies and guidelines that public transportation agencies may apply to initiate and build a program for improving safety culture. Read More
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) is soliciting nominations of individuals to serve on oversight panels for research projects related to the impact of connected and automated vehicles on state and local transportation agencies. Nominees should have expertise directly relevant to the proposed project topic. The nomination of women and members of minority groups is encouraged. A nomination form and resume should be sent to Ms. Read More
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-L07-RR-3: Further Development of the Safety and Congestion Relationship for Urban Freeways explores the relationship between safety and congestion and tests the relationship among various nonrecurrent congestion scenarios.
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President Obama is set to release a $4-trillion budget Monday with liberal priorities that have little chance of passage but will serve as an initial foray in negotiations with the new Republican Congress and help define the Democratic Party in the run-up to the 2016 presidential race. Read More
TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Report S2-L32C-RW-1: Post-Course Assessment and Reporting Tool for Trainers and TIM Responders Using the SHRP 2 Interdisciplinary Traffic Incident Management Curriculum documents the development of a tool to assess the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary, multiagency training curriculum for traffic incident management. Read More