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Meet Kemry! The Safety Train By Brenda Campbell
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This special comic book has been developed to teach children safety while using transit rail systems with special attention to escalators.It is illustrated in a way that will engage young... More > imaginations and impact the need information for prevening injuries and mishaps.You are encouraged to share this book with children and thereby create a safe enviroment while commuting.Join Kemry the Safety Train as he educates children and adults alike! There is no better way to say I love you than giving your children, grandchildrens, or students "A Kemry Book". *The book that reads to save lives and prevent accidents. www.kemrythesafetytrain.com Happy Riding!< Less
Meet Kemry! The Safety Train By Brenda Campbell
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This special comic book has been developed to teach children safety while using transit rail systems with special attention to escalators.It is illustrated in a way that will engage young... More > imaginations and impact the need information for prevening injuries and mishaps.You are encouraged to share this book with children and thereby create a safe enviroment while commuting.Join Kemry the Safety Train as he educates children and adults alike! There is no better way to say I love you than giving your children, grandchildrens, or students "A Kemry Book". *The book that reads to save lives and prevent accidents. www.kemrythesafetytrain.com Happy Riding!< Less
The Application and Equipment of the Birney Safety Car By Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company
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In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the... More > so-called "Safety Car" designed by Stone and Webster Corp. engineer Charles O. Birney. This type of small trolley featured several innovations, including deadman controls that cut power to the motors and applied brakes in an emergency. The main attraction for transit companies however was the fact that the cars' design allowed a man to both run teh car and take fares. The elimination of the conductor without any apparent compromise in safety sold the public on the cars and produced an immediate cost savings. This high quality booklet is a reprint of a brochure originally produced by Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. to promote these cars and Westinghouse running gear.< Less
Birney Safety Trolley Car Sales Brochure By General Electric
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In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the... More > so-called "Safety Car" designed by Stone and Webster Corp. engineer Charles O. Birney. This type of small trolley featured several innovations, including deadman controls that cut power to the motors and applied brakes in an emergency. The main attraction for transit companies however was the fact that the cars' design allowed a man to both run teh car and take fares. The elimination of the conductor without any apparent compromise in safety sold the public on the cars and produced an immediate cost savings. This high quality booklet is a reprint of a brochure originally produced by General Electric to promote these cars and G.E. running gear.< Less
Aging Parents - A Guide On How to Care for Aging Parents to Help Them Through Life's Transitions. By Kristy Clark
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Aging Parents: A Guide on How to Care for Aging Parents. This is volume 3 in a series of 3 Aging books. “Aging Parents” is one of the most needed books ever written! With the technical... More > and medical advances of the 21st century, people are living longer and quality of life is more important than ever. Author Kristy Clark has written a powerful book that shares exceptional information on caring for our aging parents. Based on personal experience, she realized that one accident while home alone can result in a life or death moment for our parents. As their children, being vigilant and detailed oriented can help ease the difficult transitions our parents face and even save their lives. From warning signs of health problems to well-being and safety, “Aging Parents” gives the reader everything needed to create a strategic care plan for their aging parents. “Aging Parents” is priceless gems that will help usher in the glorious golden years for which our parents have worked and so well deserve.< Less
OTREC-RR-10-15 By James Strathman
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This report analyzes factors contributing to bus operations safety incidents at TriMet, the transit provider for the Portland Oregon metropolitan region. The analysis focuses on 4,631 collision and... More > non-collision incidents that occurred between 2006 and 2009. Empirical analysis of these incidents draws on a wide array of operator-level data recovered by transit ITS technologies in combination with information from TriMet’s human resources, scheduling, and customer relations databases. Incident frequencies are estimated in relation to operators’ demographic characteristics, employment status, assigned work characteristics, service delivery and performance indicators, temporal factors, and customer information. Apart from identifying factors that are empirically related to the frequency of safety incidents, the findings offer insights into operations policies and practices that hold promise for improving safety.< Less
OTREC-RR-10-15 By James Strathman
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This report analyzes factors contributing to bus operations safety incidents at TriMet, the transit provider for the Portland Oregon metropolitan region. The analysis focuses on 4,631 collision and... More > non-collision incidents that occurred between 2006 and 2009. Empirical analysis of these incidents draws on a wide array of operator-level data recovered by transit ITS technologies in combination with information from TriMet’s human resources, scheduling, and customer relations databases. Incident frequencies are estimated in relation to operators’ demographic characteristics, employment status, assigned work characteristics, service delivery and performance indicators, temporal factors, and customer information. Apart from identifying factors that are empirically related to the frequency of safety incidents, the findings offer insights into operations policies and practices that hold promise for improving safety.< Less
OTREC-RR-13-09 By Steve Callas, James Strathman, Sung-Moon Kwon
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This paper presents the results of a survey of TriMet bus operators addressing safety risks in their assigned work. Surveyed risk factors were organized into five categories: vehicle design and... More > condition; route layout; operating conditions; fatigue; and stress. Operators perceived fatigue and stress to be the greatest sources of safety risk, with split shifts, schedule pressures, passenger distractions, and negligence of other roadway users being the primary contributors to these conditions. Operators were also surveyed on the frequency and nature of “close calls,” with two-thirds of the operators indicating that such incidents occurred at least weekly and most often involved being cut off by other roadway users. Operators endorsed high visibility enforcement initiatives to improve safety, focusing primarily on negligent behavior. Other operator-recommended changes addressed scheduling practices and the need for more public information and outreach on safety risks.< Less
OTREC-RR-13-09 By Steve Callas, James Strathman, Sung-Moon Kwon
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This paper presents the results of a survey of TriMet bus operators addressing safety risks in their assigned work. Surveyed risk factors were organized into five categories: vehicle design and... More > condition; route layout; operating conditions; fatigue; and stress. Operators perceived fatigue and stress to be the greatest sources of safety risk, with split shifts, schedule pressures, passenger distractions, and negligence of other roadway users being the primary contributors to these conditions. Operators were also surveyed on the frequency and nature of “close calls,” with two-thirds of the operators indicating that such incidents occurred at least weekly and most often involved being cut off by other roadway users. Operators endorsed high visibility enforcement initiatives to improve safety, focusing primarily on negligent behavior. Other operator recommended changes addressed scheduling practices and the need for more public information and outreach on safety risks.< Less
ACCESS Magazine Issue 31 By ACCESS Magazine
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ACCESS Magazine reports on research funded by the University of California Transportation Center. The goal is to translate academic research into readable prose that is useful for policymakers and... More > practitioners. Articles in ACCESS are intended to catapult academic research into debates about public policy, and convert knowledge into action. Print on demand copies are not an exact copy of the original. Paper stock and printing quality may vary.< Less