TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 769: A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response is designed to assist transportation organizations as they prepare for pandemics and other infectious diseases such as seasonal flu.
Addressing decision-making challenges in pandemic response in the transportation context is a multi-dimensional task, involving not only transportation/transit organizations, but health organizations, emergency management agencies, and communications outlets as well.
The guide is designed to outline broad guidance on dealing with pandemic preparedness planning, not detailed procedures. It provides information, tools, tips, and guidance on where to find up-to-date recommendations from federal agencies and other resources, prior to and during a pandemic.
In addition to the guide, a methodology report and a PowerPoint presentation describing the entire project are available online.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2014. A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/22414.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||4-12|
|Chapter 2 - How Prepared Is an Organization for a Pandemic?||13-17|
|Chapter 3 - Decision Making and Partnerships||18-21|
|Chapter 4 - Preventing the Spread of Disease||22-27|
|Chapter 5 - Providing Services During a Pandemic||28-31|
|Chapter 6 - Workforce||32-34|
|Chapter 7 - Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication||35-40|
|Assessment Tools and Checklists||41-52|
|Glossary of Terms||53-53|
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