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April 1, 2014

FRA releases critical incident plan rule

Also unveils a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking intended to improve the integrity of passenger train exterior side door safety systems.


September 30, 2013

FTA to unveil ANPRM on Safety and Transit Asset Managment

A safety and transit asset management rulemaking is required by MAP-21 and covers several topics that signal FTA’s commitment to ensuring that efforts to keep transit systems in good working order goes hand-in-hand with efforts to keep them safe.


September 7, 2012

FRA proposes rail system safety programs rulemaking

SSPs would be designed to help the railroad proactively identify and mitigate or eliminate hazards and the resulting risks on each railroad’s system.


July 3, 2012

FRA proposes rule on rail emergency preparedness

Based on recommendations from General Passenger Safety Task Force. Interested parties are invited to submit comments on the proposed rule by Aug. 27, 2012.


August 23, 2011

Changes to PTC regs expected to enhance safety, cut costs

Proposed amendments would eliminate the need to perform analyses on forgoing PTC installation and rerouting shipments of some hazardous materials off a rail line. Lines used to provide passenger service would still require PTC. Affected railroads are expected to realize an estimated cost savings of $340 million in the first several years


May 6, 2011

FMCSA adds proposed HOS rulemaking studies

Reopening the Hours-of-Service (HOS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking comment period to allow for public review and discussion of four new studies.


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