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  • Operation Lifesaver, Inc. awards $217,000 for rail safety public awareness campaigns in 15 states

    By lrectorsnipe 6-22-2017

    WASHINGTON, DC, June 22, 2017 – Today, Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), announced that $217,000 in grants will be awarded to 15 state Operation Lifesaver programs. The grants will fund a variety of rail crossing safety and trespass prevention public education projects in conjunction with the nonprofit safety group’s upcoming U.S. Rail Safety Week, September 24-30, 2017.

  • Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Announces New Members on Board of Directors

    By lrectorsnipe 6-20-2017

    WASHINGTON, DC, June 20, 2017 – Bonnie Murphy, president and CEO of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), and Robert C. VanderClute, OLI board chair, announced that five new members have joined the nonprofit organization’s board of directors, as of June 12.

  • Statement on International Crossing Awareness Day by OLI President Bonnie Murphy

    By lrectorsnipe 6-02-2017

    The United States chapter of Operation Lifesaver (OLI) is proud to observe International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) on June 2, to focus global attention on the concerning trend of distracted behavior at railroad crossings. Alongside more than 40 countries worldwide, a number of our state Operation Lifesaver programs will work with their safety partners to conduct awareness events in conjunction with ILCAD, targeting a broad audience to reach as many people as possible with these lifesaving messages.

  • Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Awards $219,000 for Crossing Safety Public Awareness Campaigns

    By lrectorsnipe 5-24-2017

    Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), today announced $219,000 in grants to Operation Lifesaver programs in 15 states. The grants will fund a variety of highway-rail grade crossing safety public education projects in conjunction with the nonprofit safety group’s upcoming U.S. Rail Safety Week, September 24-30, 2017. 

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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 all 50 states and a national office in Alexandria, VA, that supports state programs, develops education materials, and creates public awareness campaigns for audiences of all ages. 



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