January 7-11, 2018
Washington, D.C.
TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Achieving Safety and Security in Today’s Resource-Constrained Environment

Sunday, January 07, 2018, 1:30 PM-4:30 PM, Convention Center
Lisa Staes, USF Center for Urban Transportation Research, presiding
Sponsored by Task Force on Transit Safety and Security

For transit agencies nationwide, operational and infrastructure changes to rail safety and security oversight requirements and regulations are of great importance and require significant capital. This workshop explores the state of the industry and includes a discussion on competing priorities, challenges, and considerations, as well as several industry presentations.

SSO State Certification- Lessons Learned
Richard Czeck, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

This presentation will focus on the lessons learned with Greater Cleveland RTA's implementation of SMS, and SSO Certification.

Transit Emergency Preparedness and Recovery- Constrained Resource Management

This presentation will focus on transit's preparedness and recovery from Hurricane Irma in an incredibly resource constrained environment. 

Security, Emergency Management and SMS Implementation Considerations
Polly Hanson, American Public Transportation Association (APTA); Brian Alberts, American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

Security, Emergency Management and SMS Implementation Considerations considerations for bus and rail agencies.