February 4, 2013
Money will reimburse transit agencies for extraordinary expenses incurred to protect workers and equipment, and support urgently needed repairs to seriously damaged transit systems and facilities in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and elsewhere.
December 31, 2012
For the men and women who run the MTA’s vast network of subways and buses, Superstorm Sandy was a trial, not by fire, but by wind and water.
December 20, 2012
The course, scheduled for February 5 and 6 in Ashburn, Va., will examine core principles for managing the transition from first response and life safety operations to the decedent recovery and identification process.
September 25, 2012
Created specifically for the subway environment, the unit is designed to be an easily recognizable communications tool for customers who need to either report an emergency or ask for travel directions.
March 25, 2010
First responders will be able to use the vehicles to move equipment along the tracks to the scene of a Metrorail emergency, as well as safely transport people who are unable to walk out of an incident area. The MERVs run on rail tracks up to 10 mph and can turn what could be a 45-minute walk for firefighters loaded with gear into a four-minute ride.
September 14, 2009
Includes Emergency Operations Plan checklists and organization charts updated to include lessons learned from Katrina, 9/11, and other wide-scale emergencies.
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