Learn how you can be better prepared for emergencies at the Metro Safety and Preparedness Seminar. Arlington’s Emergency Preparedness Advisory Commission (EPAC) is hosting the seminar at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 at the national Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Conference Center, 4301 Wilson Blvd., in Arlington. The seminar is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
The seminar is part of the County’s ongoing commitment to ensure all residents are better prepared, especially when traveling on our transportation systems throughout the County and elsewhere.
A panel of experts from the Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority (WMATA) Office of Emergency Management; the Arlington County Fire Department; the County’s Office of Emergency Management and Arlington County Transit (ART), the County’s bus system, will talk about how Arlington public safety officials work with WMATA, the operator of Metro, to prepare and respond to incidents and special events while using Metro, and talk about emergency preparedness while riding Metro.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
WHERE: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Conference Center; 4301 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia
WHO: WMATA Office of Emergency Management and representatives from the Arlington County Fire Department, Arlington County Office of Emergency Management and the Arlington County Transit (Art) Bus will be talking about emergency preparedness while riding Metro.
INFORMATION: For more information, contact John Crawford, 703-228-4080, Mobile: (571) 238-0754.