Question

Number of Responses

Yes

No

Yes and Noa

N/Ab

9a. Is transit’s role in evacuating special-needs populations described?

6

9

1

17

9b. Are methods for identifying these populations described (e.g., special registries)?

1

15

0

17

9c. Are pickup locations for those who are ambulatory identified?

1

12

3

17

9d. Is provision made for communicating this information, along with emergency numbers and instructions of what to do in an emergency, to potential transit users?

3

9

4

17

9e. Are methods for evacuating those who need special assistance (e.g., the disabled, the elderly) by transit described?

1

13

2

17

9f. Were representatives of special-needs populations or those who work with them (e.g., social service agencies) involved in development of emergency response and evacuation plans?

3

10

3

17

10. Have destinations (e.g., shelters) been identified for those who will be evacuated by transit?

1

10

5

17

11. Does transit play a role in bringing emergency responders and equipment to the emergency site or in recovery operations (e.g., bringing transit-dependent people back to the area once the emergency has passed)?

1

11

4

17

12. Is provision made for practicing the plan (e.g., tabletop exercises)?

8

5

4

16

a Mixed response. More than one plan was reviewed.

b Not applicable, available, or ascertainable.



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