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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 52: Transit Operator Health and Wellness Programs examines health and wellness issues faced by bus and rail operators, the impacts of these issues on operators’ abilities to be productive employees, and programs that transit agencies have implemented to improve the health status of operators.


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