Forty-one railroads including 29 commuter railroads are required by statute to implement PTC. Commuter railroads unable to implement a PTC system by December 31, 2018, may receive a maximum 2-year extension if they meet certain statutory criteria. GAO was asked to review commuter railroads’ PTC implementation. Among other objectives, this statement discusses (1) commuter railroads.. read more →

The National Transit Curriculum (NTC) is now available for download from APTA, which worked with numerous partners on its development. View Curriculum read more →

This manual reflects current thought on the best practices to employ in public transportation safety and security and the evolution from the long standing System Safety Program process, defined in the System Safety Program Plan (SSPP). This process was initially developed by NASA and the Department of Defense. The impetus for the development of a.. read more →

Join us for a webinar on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register now! This series of webinars is intended to familiarize APTA members with the new Safety Management Systems Manual and its related guidelines to bridge between the System Safety Programs that currently exist to the new FTA model of Safety Management Systems… read more →

On Wednesday, January 20th at 2:00, APTA will host a webinar by Congressional staff on the Transit Provisions of the FAST Act. Webinar login page: read more →