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October 2, 2013

Caltrain premieres youth-oriented rail safety films

The short video vignettes were produced and paid for through a rail safety grant from Operation Lifesaver and the FTA.


September 4, 2013

MBTA debuts hip-hop inspired safety video

The video, which features MBTA staff and riders singing and dancing along to a hip-hop inspired song, "The Safety Bounce," was financed by Titan, the advertising firm that contracts with the transit agency.


August 2, 2011

King County Metro refuses to run public health ad

Agency’s new policy, created after a controversy involving an ad which sparked a face-off between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian groups, prohibits ads that express a viewpoint on economic, political, religious or social issues.


July 16, 2010

Long Island RR "Gap Rap" video targets platform gap safety

Other actions include installing more than 121,000 linear feet of one-inch platform edging board at LIRR stations to help reduce the horizontal gap.


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