FTA Announces Certification of the State Safety Oversight Programs for North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Washington Ahead of Important Deadline

FTA today announced that North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Washington have obtained federal certification of their rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, in advance of an important safety deadline.

Federal law requires states with rail transit systems to obtain FTA certification of their SSO Programs by April 15, 2019. By federal law, the deadline cannot be waived or extended. 

Press Release

State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs
State Safety Oversight Certification Status