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OLI’s “The Risk Is Real” PSA is available in 60, 30 and 20-second versions. (Video screengrab courtesy of OLI)

Watch: OLI’s New ‘The Risk Is Real’ PSA

Ahead of Rail Safety Week, Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) has released a new public service announcement (PSA) in English and Spanish to illustrate the consequences of unsafe choices around railroad tracks and crossings.

OLI Releases New Transit Rail Safety Posters

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) on Sept. 5 released five new transit posters in English and Spanish for nationwide use reminding transit riders to make safe choices when traveling on transit and commuter

OLI Unveils Three Online Transit Safety Pledges

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) on Aug. 30 unveiled three online transit safety pledges, “tailored to appeal to pre-readers, inspire young minds aged 5-12 and empower adults.” Building on the success of its

Larry Hickman, Chief Information Officer, AITX
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People News: AITX, Operation Lifesaver

Railcar service provider AITX elevates Larry Hickman to Chief Information Officer. Also, Operation Lifesaver, Inc., (OLI) taps five new State Coordinators to lead rail safety education efforts.

OLI Updates ProDriver Challenge eLearning Program

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) on July 10 announced that it has updated its ProDriver Challenge eLearning program, helping drivers prepare to make safe choices when navigating railroad crossings along their routes. The

Operation Lifesaver Inc. Executive Director Rachel Maleh.

OLI: $214,075 for Crossing Safety Public Awareness Campaigns

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh, on April 25 announced $214,075 in competitive crossing safety awareness grants to OLI programs in 12 states. The FHWA provided $200,000 of the total funding.

Operation Lifesaver Inc. Executive Director Rachel Maleh.

OLI: $50,000 for N.Y. Crossing Safety Campaign

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), announced April 6 that it will award a $50,000 Innovative Rail Safety Competitive Grant to New York Operation Lifesaver (New York OLI) to fund “a targeted multifaceted education and outreach campaign to schools, school bus drivers, community groups, law enforcement agencies and other first responders to facilitate increased free rail safety presentations.”

"Americans deserve to have the best rail system in the world, and the investments we are announcing today will serve to modernize the NEC for generations of passengers," U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Dec. 22.

USDOT Appoints Members to FTA’s TRACS

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on Dec. 15 announced the appointment of 24 members to the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS), which provides information, advice and recommendations on transit safety and other issues as determined by the Secretary of Transportation and the FTA Administrator.