On August 12th, FRA issued the Final Rule Part 270 on System Safety Programs for commuter and intercity passenger rail and affects host railroads that support passenger operations. This rule establishes new criteria for passenger railroads to consult with their employees in the development of their SSPPs and submittal for FRAs approval. This rule becomes effective October 11, 2016 and has implications for passenger operations conducted by service contractors and conducted over a host railroad (typically freight or short line) trackage under a service agreement.
- 21 Jan 2021Current Practices in the Use of Onboard Technologies to Avoid Transit Bus Incidents and Accidents (TCRP Synthesis of Transit Practice)
- 21 Jan 2021Characteristics and Elements of Non-Punitive Employee Safety Reporting Systems for Public Transportation (TCRP Research Report)
- 21 Jan 2021FTA Annual Report on Public Transportation Innovation Research Projects for Fiscal Year 2020 (Report 0181)
- 21 Jan 2021FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management Follow-up for Less than 30 Ft Bus (Report 0141)
- 21 Jan 2021FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management for Transit Bus (Report 0179)