Topic : pedestrian safety

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New Flyer, FTA partner for L.A. Metro research project

Government Issues| January 8, 2018

The project team is responsible for evaluation of cost-effectiveness and practicality of selected collision-mitigation solutions.

Add 'Cheese' to Ensure Safe Bus Operations

| December 27, 2017

I suspect you may be wondering what cheese has to do with safety? The connection is not so obvious. At least it wasn’t for me, until Steven Dallman of the Transportation Safety Institute introduced me to the work of Dr. James Reason and his Swiss Cheese Model of system failure.

Security and Safety | December 18, 2017

King County Metro launches 'Walk safe' pedestrian awareness campaign

Pedestrian impairment and driver distraction are the largest contributing factors in pedestrian collisions, according to the state Traffic Safety Commission’s Pedestrian Safety Advisory Council reports.

Bus| October 25, 2017

NYC to add 180 new articulated buses to fleet

Will award two contracts totaling $150 million to New Flyer and Nova Bus for the wheelchair-accessible, low-floor, 60-foot articulated buses that will feature visibility improvements for bus operators.

Government Issues| September 20, 2017

101 ways to improve transportation in your city

Curbed looked to cities around the world for inspiration and sought feedback from urban thinkers.

Security and Safety | August 17, 2017

Transport for London testing tech to improve bus safety

A new “Vision Zero” approach aims for no one to be killed in or by a London bus by 2030, and for deaths and serious injuries from road collisions to be eliminated from London's streets by 2041.

Security and Safety | May 18, 2017

NJ Transit unveils plan to install 360-degree cameras on buses

The $29.1 million system will be installed in 2,500 new and existing buses to provide operators with a 360-degree field of vision around the bus that will help to eliminate blind spots and enhance pedestrian safety.

Security and Safety | January 24, 2017

Pierce Transit secures grant to expand Rosco/Mobileye tech usage

Data collected by Pierce Transit on the efficacy of the new equipment will be used to determine whether the technology should be used nationwide, by transit agencies and school districts.

Management & Operations| January 13, 2017

Luminator introduces Standalone Rear View Camera for mass transit

The standalone camera can be used on buses which already have new rear signs installed or vehicles which do not need a rear sign such as compact shuttle buses, vans, and trolleys.

January 11, 2017

The Hidden Factor in Bus Accidents when Human Error is the Cause

It happens every day. A pedestrian sees a bus barreling down the road but is convinced he can make his way to the other side without harm. Most of the time he’s right, and the only harm done is to the driver’s skyrocketing blood pressure.

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