Signs and Symptoms: Pandemic Preparedness for Transit Systems

Environmental Analysis & Communications

The transit environment, with large numbers of people in close contact with one another, can facilitate the spread of disease between individuals and places. By incorporating the knowledge and best practices of doctors, epidemiologists, and several of the nation’s foremost transit organizations, this training curriculum, developed with US Department of Homeland Security funding, prepares agency policymakers and front line employees to actively combat the spread of infectious diseases within their systems, both under normal operating conditions and during an outbreak.