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Suggested Citation:"ACRONYMS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24686.
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Suggested Citation:"ACRONYMS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24686.
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76 ACRONYMS ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ARB Accident Review Board ATU Amalgamated Transit Union AVL automated vehicle location BRT bus rapid transit CATS Charlotte Area Transit System CDL commercial driver’s license CEO chief executive officer CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CUSS Customer Service, Safety, and Security (Madison Metro) CUTR Center for Urban Transportation Research DMS driver monitoring system EAP Employee Assistance Program FAST Act Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act FCW forward collision warning FDOT Florida Department of Transportation FTSN Florida Transit Safety Network GBT Greater Bridgeport Transit GM general manager GPS global positioning system JTA Jacksonville Transportation Authority KCATA Kansas City Area Transportation Authority LED light-emitting diode LTD Lane Transit District MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act NCTR National Center for Transit Research

77 NSC National Safety Council NTD National Transit Database OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration PED personal electronic device PTSCP Public Transportation Safety Certification Program ROI Route Optimization Initiative RSA Request for Safety Assessment RTA Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority SDC Service Development Committee SMS safety management system SolTrans Solano County Transit SSOA state safety oversight agency SSPP system safety program plan TriMet Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon TRIS Transportation Research Information Services TSI Transportation Safety Institute UPT unlinked passenger trip UTA Utah Transit Authority UTU United Transportation Union V2I vehicle-to-infrastructure V2V vehicle-to-vehicle VCH vehicle control head VMT vehicle miles traveled

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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and incidents at transit agencies. The study also focuses on other system approaches that have been implemented to address safety hazards. These approaches include various technology applications, infrastructure modifications, and programs and initiatives such as driver incentive programs and close call/near miss reporting.

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