THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Transportation Research Board
Committee on the Role of Public Transportation in Emergency Evacuation
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
2464 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.
The Role of Transit in Emergency Evacuation:
TRB Special Report 294
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.