Transit Cooperative Research Program Survey for Transit Workers

Published on: February 14, 2023

Rutgers University and Foursquare ITP are working with the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) to research challenges and impacts of mental health and wellness for frontline transit workers. This research will include both chronic and acute stressors, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), as well as the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on transit staff.

The research team is seeking responses from frontline transit agency staff, including: rail or bus operators, paratransit operators, street supervisors, station managers, customer service representatives, and any other staff position which may directly interact with the public.

On behalf of the research team, and in support of the industry, please use the linked “Distribution Kit” materials to disseminate the survey to your frontline workers. It includes sample language for various communications and examples of flyers and postcards that could be posted virtually or printed.

Download the Distribution Kit here:

You can take the survey yourself  by visiting:

If you have any questions about this survey or the study, please reach out to Sandy Brennan, Principal Investigator, at

Thank you for your assistance in this effort!

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