Industry Resources to Help You Make Informed Decisions

Clear Track Ahead wants you to be able to make knowledgeable decisions regarding Emergency Planning, Management, and Response. The post 9/11/01 environment has resulted in a public expectation that there will be a planned response to catastrophic events. Planning proactively in a non-crisis environment raises community confidence in both local government and the railroads that serve them. You are who the people trust!

Useful Links & Resources

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* Association of American Railroads (AAR) – North America’s Freight Railways & Amtrak


BeRailSafe – Rail-safety Tips, First Responder Training, NC Railway Events & News

* CSX – Rail-based Transportation Services across America


* CSX Emergency Responder Training & Education – Preparing for a Railway Emergency


* Emergency Management – Incorporating Railroads into Your Emergency Plan


* Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – Before, During & After a Disaster


* Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) – Safe & Reliable Movement of People & Goods


* F.R.A. Railroad Grants & Loans – Funding Improvements & Railroad Innovation


* Future Rail Magazine – The Latest Railroad News, Technology, & Innovation both Foreign & Domestic


* League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) – Leadership and Learning Opportunities


* National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH) – Health Emergency Response


* N.C. Emergency Management Assosiation (NCEMA) – Networking, Info, & Professional Opportunities


* Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) – Hazmat Response to Rail Dangers


* Railway Age – News Source for Current Events in the Railroad Industry


* Railway Technology – Resources, News & a Directory of Major Companies in the Railroad Industry


* Security & Emergency Response Training Center – Hazmat Response Training Courses


* Star News Online – Southeastern N.C. Newspaper featuring Clear Track Ahead's mapping technology

* The Call Magazine – 9-1-1 Industry News, Updates on Technology, Operations, Training & Policy

* Trains Magazine – The Latest & Greatest of Train News in USA & Canada


* U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Preparedness & Response to Natural Disasters

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