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Transit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act

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A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the development of public transportation operations safety risk reduction programs, and for other purposes.


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02/11/2019Introduced in Senate

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02/25/2020Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
02/11/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs02/11/2019 Referred to
02/25/2020 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (02/11/2019)

Transit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act

This bill requires grant recipients under the public transportation safety program who operate a fixed route bus service to (1) develop a risk reduction program for bus operations to improve safety by reducing the number and rates of accidents, injuries, assaults on bus operators, and fatalities; (2) submit the program  to the Department of Transportation (DOT) for review and approval; and (3) implement the approved program.

DOT shall require grant recipients who operates a rail fixed guideway public transportation system that is not subject to regulation by the Federal Railroad Administration to (1) develop a risk reduction program for assaults on rail workers to improve safety by reducing the number and severity of assaults on such workers; (2) submit the program to DOT for review and approval; and (3) implement the approved program.

A grant recipient shall report to DOT any information on each assault on a transit worker for inclusion in the National Transit Database.