Each year, APTA presents a top-notch slate of conferences and webinars. Please contact: Steve Andrle, TRB Staff. Please click here to view our sponsor's message. National Academy of Sciences. Note: This password is not your MyTRB password. Fortunately, the public transit and passenger rail industries have implemented programs, modified procedures, and demonstrated and implemented technologies that have proven successful in mitigating these areas of risk and providing safety and security improvements. APTA Safety Coordinating Council and Safety Committees, Questions? Due to concerns about the evolving situation related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), TRB’s National Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar, which originally was scheduled to be in Washington, DC, will now be an all-virtual event. The Transit Safety and Security Division was established in 1976 in direct support of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) mission to provide economical, timely, state-of-the-art training and educational opportunities to the transit industry. This conference will provide an opportunity for public transit and passenger rail agencies to present successful outcomes and lessons learned from safety and security policy and procedure modifications and technology pilots and deployments. How do these agencies and the supporting research community disseminate these successes? August 25-26, 2020 If your abstract is selected for presentation, you will be asked to present at the 2020 TRB National Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar. Emergency Operations Center Coordination and Communication, Training for Employees and other First Responders, Crashworthiness of Fixed Route and Paratransit Buses, Reducing Mobility Device and Lift Injuries, Maintenance Employees and Service of Advance Systems, Including Electric Buses, Right of Way Worker Protection Systems and Practices, Cyber Threats to Connected System Technologies, Authors interested in submitting papers are advised to check TRB’s, If your abstract is selected for presentation, you will be asked to present at the, 2020 TRB National Transit Safety and Security Conference, APTA Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 500 Fifth Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001 | T: 202.334.2000. CEU: 0.1. 3. November 17-18, 2020 "A Virtual Event". The goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for transit agencies to present research, demonstration outcomes, and associated lessons learned related to transit safety and security policy. Copyright © 2020 National Academy of Sciences. Secure Rail is the first conference in North America focusing on rail security. The … Preliminary Agenda Overview (As of 8/13/20 and subject to change) Tuesday, November 17, 2020 . Each event is developed to improve the knowledge, professional and technical skills, and networking opportunities for public transportation professionals at all levels. This is a “must attend” industry event, specifically designed to transfer the knowledge gained locally by agency personnel and practitioners, and nationally and internationally by the research community, to our industry. 500 Fifth Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001 | T: 202.334.2000 The Specialty Conference online system has a separate password from MyTRB. Location: San Francisco, CA. TRB National Transit Safety and Security Conference. This conference will provide an opportunity for public transit and passenger rail agencies to present successful outcomes and lessons learned from safety and security policy and procedure modifications and technology pilots and deployments. View session: Greatest Cyber Security Threats to the Railroad Industry and How to Prevent Attacks Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA Mid-year Safety and Security Seminar November 17-18, 2020 A Virtual Meeting . and APTA Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar How do these agencies and the supporting research community disseminate these successes? Recognizing the significant contributions made by our industry research partners, this event will include presentations on actionable one-world safety and security research findings.