Recommended Practice

First Responder Familiarization of Transit Systems


This Recommended Practice covers the need for transit agencies to familiarize first responder agencies with essential information about the transit system.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA SS-SEM-RP-002-08 Rev. 1 11/7/19 Published Current


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This document serves as a tool to identify appropriate training for first responders to transit system emergencies. It identifies a typical list of transit system assets that first responders need to understand in order to properly respond to incidents.

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