|Steve Harvey (2008)
Steve Harvey, a native of Montreal and an 18-year employee of GO Transit working as a System Safety Officer in Toronto, has been awarded a Canadian Railway Hall of Fame Industry Achievement Award for his work in promoting rail safety to the public.
Steve Harvey coordinates and conducts emergency responder training, emergency
preparedness exercises, and trespass prevention programs in addition to
other system safety related functions. He has been involved with Operation
Lifesaver since 1992 and is a certified Presenter-Trainer for the program.
Prior to joining the new System Safety Department of GO Transit five years
ago, he was a member of their Prosecution and Transit Enforcement departments.
Steve coordinates community safety outreach programs and also sits on
the Operation Lifesaver Program Review Committee and previously, the Direction
2006 Education Key Results Area.
In 2003, Steve accepted the Award of Excellence (National Transportation
Week Ontario) from the Minister of Transportation for the design and implementation
of GO Transit's Near Collision Reporting Program. In a recent American
Public Transportation Association (APTA) audit, the Near Collision Program
with the embedded on-board recording process was recognized as an effective
industry leading practice.