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User Guidelines for the Community of Practice Forums

Thank you for contributing to the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Community of Practice forums. We encourage you to share questions, resources and experiences with fellow members of the public transportation community.

We value your insights, and depend on you to help keep the forums a positive, informative and helpful place for everyone. All posts to these forums are reviewed before they are posted to ensure a respectful, constructive, and non-discriminatory dialogue. Please use the following guidelines for making the most of your experience in the forums:

Things to do

  • Be a good community member. Be appropriate in what you post, remember we are all working together to make public transportation safe.
  • Stay on topic. Keep your feedback clear and relevant to the forum that you’re using.
  • Be constructive. Feedback that is descriptive and specific can help us understand your questions and experiences.
  • Be engaged. You can post new questions or ideas, or vote for other people’s ideas or experiences to show that you agree.

Things not to do

  • Don’t be unkind. Your ideas and responses to the ideas of others should be free of belligerence, insults, slurs, profanity or ranting. If you wouldn’t say it in public or with a group of friends, please don’t post it.
  • Don’t spam. Forums are not the place to promote other sites or services, or conduct fraudulent behavior.
  • Don’t violate the law. Don’t threaten, harass, impersonate, or hurt others, and don’t invade other people’s privacy.
  • Don’t post your account details or personal information. Remember that feedback on the forums is publicly available, so it can be seen by anybody.

Please understand that while we’re actively monitoring the forums and reviewing your posts, we may not respond to every comment. When we do respond, we will use the TAC-Admin@dot.gov username.

If you see content that may violate these guidelines, you can report it by clicking on the “Flag as inappropriate” button on each idea or comment.

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