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Suggested Citation:"References." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Addressing Difficult Customer Situations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24701.
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67 18. Hetrick, C. and C. Stansbury, “NJ Transit Program Seeks to Keep Homeless Moving,” Press of Atlantic City, Nov, 30, 2015 [Online]. Available: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/communities/ atlantic-city_pleasantville_brigantine/nj-transit-program-seeks-to-keep-homeless-moving/article_ a9d3658e-9607-11e5-b3d0-e73490468f33.html. 19. Boyle, D., TCRP Synthesis 121: Transit Agency Practices in Interacting with People Who Are Homeless, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2016 [Online]. Available: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_syn_121.pdf. 20. Laughlin, J., “How SEPTA Deals with Disruptive Passengers,” Philly.com, Mar. 8, 2016 [Online]. Available: http://articles.philly.com/2016-03-08/news/71279801_1_septa-police-nestel- media-elwyn-line. 21. Zervakis, P., “Milwaukee County Transit System Drivers Trained to Deal with Unruly Riders,” TMJ4, Mar. 15, 2016 [Online]. Available: http://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/mcts-drivers- trained-to-deal-with-unruly-riders. 22. Diebert, L. and M. Ness, “Dealing with Difficult Passengers,” Kansas RTAP Fact Sheet No. 1, July 2001, University of Kansas Transportation Center for Rural Transit Providers, Lawrence [Online]. Available: https://www2.ku.edu/~kutc/pdffiles/diffpass.pdf. 23. Sinoski, K., “TransLink Uses ‘Defusers’ to Help Bus Drivers Cope with Tragic Accidents, Assaults,” Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2016 [Online]. Available: http://vancouversun.com/news/ local-news/translink-uses-defusers-to-help-bus-drivers-cope-with-tragic-accidents-assaults. 24. Salomonson, N. and M. Fellesson, “Tricks and Tactics Used Against Troublesome Travelers— Frontline Staff’s Experiences from Swedish Buses and Trains,” Research in Transportation Business and Management, Vol. 10, April 2010, pp. 53–59. 25. Nakanishi, Y., TCRP Synthesis 93: Practices to Protect Bus Operators from Passenger Assaults, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011 [Online]. Available: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_syn_93.pdf. 26. Preventing and Mitigating Transit Worker Assaults in the Bus and Rail Transit Industry, Transit Advisory Committee for Safety, Report 14-01, FTA, Washington, D.C., July 6, 2015. 27. WMATA website [Online]. Available: http://www.wmata.com/about_metro/transit_police/. 28. Metcalfe, J., “China Rolls Out the ‘World’s First Driverless Bus,’ ” The Atlantic CitiLab, Oct. 5, 2015 [Online]. Available: http://www.citylab.com/tech/2015/10/china-rolls-out-the- worlds-first-driverless-bus/408826/. 29. Gatopoulos, D., “Greek Town Eyes Mass Transit Future: Driverless Buses,” The Salt Lake Tribune, Aug. 26, 2016 [Online]. Available: http://www.sltrib.com/home/3042721-155/greek- town-eyes-mass-transit-future. 30. Smith, C., “Elon Musk’s Vision of the Tesla Electric Self-driving Bus of the Future Sounds Amazing,” BGR, July 21, 2016 [Online]. Available: http://bgr.com/2016/07/21/tesla-self- driving-bus-features/.

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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 127: Addressing Difficult Customer Situations considers issues surrounding difficult customers or passengers and the variety of circumstances that can arise when they utilize transit system facilities or vehicles. The report identifies current practices used by transit agencies to prevent, prepare for, and deal with these incidents.

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