Message from the TIM Network Liaison

Technology and Traffic Incident Management (TIM)
In our world today, technology changes almost by the minute, and the field of TIM is no different. We have realized advances in detection, verification, and incident response that were unheard of several years ago. In addition, social media has advanced and has become very beneficial in our TIM efforts.

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Improving Safety Culture in Public Transportation

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.

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Foxx Urges Congress to Pass Transportation Funding

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called Wednesday for lawmakers to pass a multi-year infrastructure funding bill, saying the cycle of temporary extensions is killing states' willingness for road and transit projects.

It has been 10 years since Congress last passed a transportation funding bill of longer than two years.

Foxx said Wednesday during a Senate hearing that enough was enough.

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