FTA Announces Certification of the State Safety Oversight Program for Michigan Ahead of Important Deadline

FTA today announced that Michigan has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program 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. With Michigan added, 22 of 30 states have now achieved SSO Program certifications, providing for the highest level of safety for rail transit riders and workers.

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