October Issue of FTA Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight Newsletter Now Available

A new issue of the Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight newsletter is now available.

The October edition includes an announcement regarding a 2019 increase to the random drug testing rate for the transit industry; publication of a new Rail Transit Safety Data Report; an overview of a safety research project that is testing wheel and track conditions on a busy New York City subway line; a State Safety Oversight certification update; upcoming events and safety training, including Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan technical assistance webinar dates; and more. 

Please share the newsletter with colleagues and send comments to FTASafetyStakeholder@dot.gov.

Links:
Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight Newsletter – October 2018
Dear Colleague letter regarding drug testing rate
FTA Drug and Alcohol Program website
FTA Safety Research and Demonstration Program
Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan final rule
Rail Transit Safety Data Report
State Safety Oversight certification status table