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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Improving the Safety, Health, and Productivity of Transit Operators Through Adequate Restroom Access. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25960.
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98 ADA Americans with Disabilities Act APTA American Public Transportation Association ATU Amalgamated Transit Union AVL automatic vehicle location BART Bay Area Rapid Transit Cal/OSHA California Division of Occupational Safety and Health CBA collective bargaining agreement CEO chief executive officer CVD cardiovascular disease DLR Department of Labor and Industry EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission FAST Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FTE full-time equivalent GIS geographic information system ITF International Transport Workers’ Federation ITRD International Transport Research Documentation IUVP international union vice president LU local union LUR local union respondent MTA Maryland Transit Administration NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health OSH Occupational Safety and Health OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration RAA Restroom Access Act RAC restroom access coordinator SFMTA San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency SMS safety management system TA transit agency TAR transit agency respondent TD transit director TDD transportation division director TRID Transport Research International Documentation TRIS Transportation Research Information Services TSS toxic shock syndrome UTI urinary tract infection WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Acronyms

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Around the United States and Canada, both transit agencies and the unions representing operators have recognized the serious impact of limited restroom access and begun to negotiate ways to address this problem.

The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Research Report 216: Improving the Safety, Health, and Productivity of Transit Operators Through Adequate Restroom Access presents a catalog of good practices, tools, and resources that provide a foundation for implementable strategies to improve restroom access, primarily for transit vehicle operators.

A toolbox accompanies the report and includes:

Transit Operator Restroom Inventory Tools

Transit Operator Restroom Access Planning Tools

Transit Operator Restroom Access Cost Estimation Tools

Templates for Restroom Access Policies and Boilerplate Contract Language

Also included as part of the report is Appendix E: Collective Bargaining Agreement Restroom Language.

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