29 Oct '14, 4pm

At #SEPTA, emergency preparedness training involves the entire organization.

At #SEPTA, emergency preparedness training involves the entire organization.

SEPTA staff — and several southern New Jersey area fire/rescue personnel also participating in the crisis training program — worked through every aspect of incident management for disasters occurring in a fictitious town. What constitutes a “normal” day in the transit industry? In an instant, regular service can be halted due to an accident, fire or unattended package. In most cases, these incidents are quickly resolved and routine operations are restored after minor disruption, but there is always a chance that a situation can escalate into a large-scale event, requiring the response of a transit agency’s emergency and operations personnel, working alongside a community’s first responder units. While one hopes to never have to answer a call to a catastrophic accident, transit agencies must be ready for the worst, with a plan that can be put into action at a moment’s notic...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/blog/transit-dispatches/sto...

Tweets

How Providing Wi-Fi can Increase Mass Transit R...

Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly prevalent on transport systems, and could help shift users away from private vehicle use an...

How Providing Wi-Fi can Increase Mass Transit R...

Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly prevalent on transport systems, and could help shift users away from private vehicle use an...

Marketing In Transit: Selling To Mobile Searchers

searchengineland.com 30 Oct '14, 1pm

For local businesses, a strong mobile-specific SEO strategy is a must. Mobile searchers are very frequently local searcher...

Exploring how social media can help emergency r...

drdc-rddc.gc.ca 03 Nov '14, 9pm

It’s no longer unusual to learn about a severe weather warning or police manhunt through a “tweet” or a “wall post”. These...

Ambulance Drone Could Provide Emergency Help in Just One Minute

Ambulance Drone Could Provide Emergency Help in...

inhabitat.com 03 Nov '14, 11am

When you have an emergency, the time it takes for help to arrive can be the difference between life and death. An ambulanc...