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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Web-Only Document 60 and National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web -Only Document 200: Command-Level Decision Making for Transit Emergency Managers describes a Transit Emergency Response Application (TERA) that is designed to train transit command-level decision makers through simulation guided experiential learning.

TERA provides training and exercise for command-level roles in the transit agency emergency operations center in relation to mitigating transit-specific emergencies and supporting state and local emergency management authorities in natural or manmade disaster incidents.

Facilitator and user guides developed as part of the project, but not included in the Web-Only document, are linked to below.

* TERA Orientation

* TERA Quick Reference Guide

* TERA Trainer Guide

* TERA User Guide

Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Command-Level Decision Making for Transit Emergency Managers. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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