US Rail Safety Week in Minnesota

Thanks to all of our partners who made #USRailSafetyWeek2017 in Minnesota a success!


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RSW 2017 MN

Rail Safety Week
September 24-30, 2017

Saturday, September 23rd, Community Outreach

  • Minnesota Transportation Museum appearance – Stop by from 10AM-12PM to visit and get your picture taken with our See Tracks? Think Train! Mascot
  • Targeted Movie Theater PSAs
    • Grandview Theater, St. Paul
    • Park 6 Theater, St. Louis Park
    • Highland Theaters, St. Paul
    • Plymouth Grand 15, Plymouth
    • Hopkins Cinema, Hopkins
    • Winona 7 Theater, Winona
    • Lakes Cinema, Hermantown
    • Duluth Cinema, Duluth

Sunday, September 24th, Sports Teams/Community Outreach

  • Metro Transit PD, BNSF, Elk River PD, and Operation Lifesaver joint pedestrian enforcement detail and outreach surge in advance of Viking’s home game

Monday, September 25, Proclamation and Media Kickoff

Tuesday, September 26, Law Enforcement Partnerships

  • “Operation Clear Track”
    • Springfield, MN Police Department
    • Buffalo, MN Police Department
    • Minneapolis/Canadian Pacific Railroad Police Department
    • Little Falls, MN Police Department
  • Education Focus on Driver’s Ed students

Wednesday, September 27, Crossing Safety

  • “Winona Wednesday” ST3 Mascot appearances
    • Winona State University
    • Kwik Trip
    • Walmart
    • Railhouse Grill, Lake City, MN
  • Education Focus on elementary students

Thursday, September 28, Transit Safety

  • Positive Enforcement Outreach Surge around Target Field Station
  • Digital Media ads targeting transit safety (all week long)

Friday, September 29, Trespass Prevention

  • #RedOut for #RailSafety Day – wear red to raise awareness of the importance of making safer decisions around tracks and trains!
  • “Twin Ports Day”
    • Positive Enforcement Crossing Blitz, Superior, WI
    • Positive Enforcement/Community outreach with North Shore Scenic Railroad
  • Education Focus on adult and professional drivers

Saturday, September 30, Community Outreach

  • World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics event
  • ST3 Mascot in Oktoberfest Parade, La Crosse, WI


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