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Bus Operator Compartment (BCP) Program Project Selections, FY2020

See projects awarded under the Safety Research & Demonstration Program (SRD) Program.

State Project Sponsor Project Description Funding Amount
LA New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA) The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA) will receive funding to study the implementation of adding shields and barriers on its bus fleet to protect its bus operators. NORTA will work with its bus operators to secure feedback on the implementation of this project and install a prototype for field testing. $600,000
MD International Transportation Learning Center The International Transportation Learning Center based in Silver Spring, Maryland, will receive funding to redesign a transit bus compartment to improve safety for drivers. By designing a barrier, the compartment will minimize operator assaults and maintain positive passenger interactions through mirrors and lighting. $1,000,000

Total Funds:

$1,600,000

 

Last updated: Friday, October 22, 2021