September 30, 2013
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
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
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
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
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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