The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: The Role of Transit in Emergency Evacuation: TRB Special Report 294
Dates:
Tue, Jul 15, 2008   2464 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Transportation Research Board
Committee on the Role of Public Transportation in Emergency Evacuation
 
 
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Congressional Briefing
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
2464 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.
 
 
on
 
 
The Role of Transit in Emergency Evacuation:
TRB Special Report 294
 
 
by
 
 
Richard A. White, Executive Vice President and Director of Project Development at DMJM Harris, and Chair, Committee on the Role of Public Transportation in Emergency Evacuation, Transportation Research Board, The National Academies
 
This report, requested by Congress in P.L. 109-59, analyzes 38 urban areas' emergency evacuation plans and evaluates the role that transit systems could play in moving people to or from critical locations in times of emergency. 
 
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 22, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the Transportation Research Board.