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8 agencies win Operation Lifesaver grants for safety campaigns

The local rail transit agencies and Operation Lifesaver programs will work together to produce educational projects utilizing the nonprofit organization’s “See Tracks? Think Train!” campaign, which was developed in partnership with the Association of American Railroads and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Operation Lifesaver's Joyce Rose to end tenure in 2015

Before joining Operation Lifesaver in December of 2012, Rose served as staff director for the Railroads Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committe. The OLI board will conduct a search for Rose’s successor.

Operation Lifesaver Awards $204K for Crossing Safety Campaigns

These state programs will use the funding to spread “See Tracks? Think Train!” safety messages via television, radio, billboards, sporting events and movie theatre advertising;  create eye-catching displays for public education at large events; and target students, school bus drivers, Spanish-speaking populations and the news media to raise awareness about the dangers near tracks and trains.

Operation Lifesaver introduces new video PSA

Operation Lifesaver launched the “See Tracks? Think Train!” campaign in 2014 and developed this new VPSA in response to an increase in 2014 railroad crossing incidents. Preliminary 2014 statistics from the FRA cite an increase of 8.9% in crossing incidents and 16.4% in crossing-related deaths; crossing-related injuries fell 13.3%.

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