Operation Lifesaver (OLI) will use 2022 funding from the Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh to support a competitive grant program for public education activities conducted by OLI state programs, among other initiatives.

OLI: Posner Foundation Grant Renewed

The Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh has renewed its annual grant to Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), supporting U.S. highway/rail grade crossing safety education.

OLI is offering new public service announcements for farmers and farm machine operators, available in English and Spanish versions, to ensure their safety in the field.

OLI Issues Rail Safety Resources for Farmers, Farm Machine Operators

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) has released new rail safety resources to help farmers and farm machine operators avoid incidents around railroad tracks. According to preliminary 2020 Federal Railroad Administration statistics, 325 crossing collisions comprising 17% of total incidents occurred at private crossings, resulting in 22 fatalities (11.2% of total crossing-related deaths) and 111 injuries (16.1% of total crossing injuries).

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Glasgow OLI Champion Award Recipient

Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) has named Georgia Operation Lifesaver State Coordinator Jennie Glasgow recipient of its 2021 Champion Award “in recognition of more than 40 years advancing rail safety education.” OLI announced Glasgow’s award during the 2021 Operation Lifesaver State Coordinator Summit in Omaha, Neb.

Rail Safety Week Set for Sept. 20-26

Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), Operation Lifesaver Canada and the Mexican Association of Railroads (AMF) are kicking off this year’s observance of Rail Safety Week in North America on Sept. 20.

OLI, FRA Award Rail Safety Awareness Grants

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has reported the award of $200,317 in competitive rail safety awareness grants to OLI programs in 12 states.

People News: Keolis Group, WSP USA, STV, Operation Lifesaver

Keolis Group makes Executive Committee appointments; WSP USA National Transit and Rail Leader receives Woman of the Year Award from the Northeast Florida Chapter of WTS International (WTSI); STV appoints Vice President; Operation Lifesaver, Inc., (OLI) announces new members of the Board of Directors and National Advisory Council.