FTA Summarizes Procedures for Assumption and Relinquishment of Direct Safety Oversight of Rail Fixed Guideway Public Transportation Systems

FTA has summarized its standard operating procedures that describe the agency’s process to assume and relinquish temporary direct safety oversight if a State Safety Oversight Program is nonconforming, inadequate, or FTA uncovers serious risks/issues.

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act granted FTA the authority to temporarily assume direct administration of a State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) if it is nonconforming, inadequate, or FTA uncovers serious risks/issues.

Links:
Standard Operating Procedures for Assumption and Relinquishment of Direct Safety Oversight of Rail Fixed Guideway Public Transportation Systems Fact Sheet
FAST Act Safety Program Fact Sheet