Deadline extended to Monday, June 1, 2020.

TRB’s National Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar will be held on November 16-18, 2020 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The event will include presentations on successful outcomes and lessons learned from safety and security policy and procedure modifications and technology pilots and deployments. It will also include presentations on actionable one-world transit and passenger rail safety and security research findings.  The link to the registration and a call for abstracts is below.

The call covers the following topics:

  • Emergency Management and Response
  • Civil Unrest or other Security Response
  • Continuity of Operations Planning
  • Emergency Operations Center Coordination and Communication
  • Natural Disaster Response
  • Training for Employees and other First Responders
  • Passenger and Public Safety
  • Crashworthiness of Fixed Route and Paratransit Buses
  • Highway/Rail Crossing Collisions
  • Reducing Passenger Injuries
  • Reducing Mobility Device and Lift Injuries
  • Technologies to Reduce Collision Events
  • Transit Employee Safety
  • Bus/Rail Employee Assaults
  • Employee Health and Wellness
  • Maintenance Employees and Service of Advance Systems, Including Electric Buses
  • Right of Way Worker Protection Systems and Practices
  • Transit Security Challenges
  • Cyber Threats to Connected System Technologies
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Persons Who Are Homeless

Registration Site:

Abstract Submittal


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