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  • Operation Lifesaver Welcomes New Director of Communications & Marketing

    By Operation Lifesaver 10-12-2018

    Puchala Brings 20 Years of Experience to the Role

    Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2018) - Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) welcomes Jessica Puchala to the national rail safety education organization as director of communications and marketing. Puchala joins OLI with 20 years of experience in communications and project management. She will be responsible for enhancing the nonprofit rail safety organization’s marketing and communications strategies and strengthening the OLI brand.

  • Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Mobilize Largest Railroad Safety Operation in U.S.

    By Operation Lifesaver 9-25-2018

    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2018 – Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), the national railroad safety education organization, are partnering again for the second annual “Operation Clear Track” event, the largest railroad safety law enforcement operation in the United States, involving more than 400 police or sheriff’s departments across the lower 48 states.

  • Public urged to help #STOPTrackTragedies during first North American Rail Safety Week

    By Operation Lifesaver 9-24-2018

    WASHINGTON, D.C. / OTTAWA, Canada, September 24, 2018 – Operation Lifesaver, Inc. and Operation Lifesaver Canada are joining forces to launch a new rail-safety public-awareness campaign to mark the first joint observance of Rail Safety Week in North America, September 23 – 29, 2018.

  • Operation Lifesaver, Inc. awards $205,525 for rail safety public awareness campaigns in 16 states

    By Operation Lifesaver 7-24-2018

    Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), announced that $205,525 in grants have been awarded to 16 state Operation Lifesaver programs.

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About Operation Lifesaver

Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks. Our team consists of nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety, state coordinators who lead the efforts in states across the U.S. and a national office in Washington, D.C., that supports state programs, develops education materials, and creates public awareness campaigns for audiences of all ages. 


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