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April 9, 2014

Operation Lifesaver campaign targets risky behavior near tracks

The See Tracks? Think Train! campaign highlights common risks drivers and pedestrians take each day, such as trying to beat a train at a grade crossing and walking on railroad tracks through bilingual television, radio, print and billboard advertisements.


December 4, 2013

Operation Lifesaver debuts volunteer management system

Recruitment push comes on the heels of a challenge by OLI's board of directors to reach more people in coming years and make it easier for people to access rail safety education.


December 2, 2013

Metrolink awarded $61K for railroads safety campaign

Will use the funding as part of an ongoing commitment to keep roadways and rail crossings safe through safety education, information and enforcement.


September 5, 2013

APTA, OLI strengthen partnership

A new memorandum of understanding will renew and intensify collaboration on transportation safety and jointly develop new educational materials.


August 7, 2013

Rail safety grants awarded to 8 agencies

Innovative projects will teach riders, drivers and pedestrians around the country some valuable lessons on interacting safely with transit tracks.


July 3, 2013

OLI, FRA award $200K in safety education grants

Twelve state programs across the U.S. are recognized. Projects receiving funds include a team effort among four states to place billboards along highways near major rail corridors that caution drivers against using any electronic devices while driving.


June 20, 2013

FRA launches rail crossing safety app

The 'Rail Crossing Locator' works by prompting users to enter a specific location, which then allows them to locate highway-rail grade crossings in their area and retrieve important information


June 5, 2013

OLI chief talks rail safety at APTA conference

President/CEO Joyce Rose told attendees of the APTA 2013 Rail Conference that with record-breaking ridership on the nation’s rail transit systems, there’s an increased risk of safety incidents involving drivers and pedestrians at rail crossings, along mixed-used rights of way and for pedestrians.


May 1, 2013

OL Canada kicks off Public-Rail Safety Week

Runs from April 29 to May 5 under the theme of "A Shared Responsibility," emphasizing that Canadians play an important role in rail safety. Promotes the importance of rail safety by engaging in dozens of community-level events and local activities.


April 17, 2013

Operation Lifesaver urges photographers to be safe

Last year, more than 800 people were injured or killed while trespassing on railroad property in the U.S., according to preliminary Federal Railroad Administration statistics.


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