Transit Emergency Management: Are We Ready for the Next Big one?
Monday, October 27, 2014
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT
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In 2004 there were four major hurricanes impacting Florida in less than six weeks public transportation emergency management went through significant trials and tribulations in providing critical preparation and out of the ordinary services during and after Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne. Recent Flooding, Fires and Storms have challenged our transit systems preparedness and availability of resources. This session will review lessons learned, as well as review current emergency management plans, policies and procedures. Representatives from Statewide and Local Emergency Management agencies along with Transit agency representatives will provide insight of emergency situation experiences and practices. FDOT will facilitate a discussion of coordination, mutual aid efforts and emergency operating procedures.