Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans (PTASP) Frequently Asked Questions
These frequently asked questions (FAQ) cover the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans (PTASP) final rule. The PTASP rule requires certain operators of public transportation systems that receive federal funds under the FTA Urbanized Area Formula Grants to develop an Agency Safety Plan (ASP) that includes the processes and procedures to implement a Safety Management System (SMS), a comprehensive, collaborative approach to managing safety. This FAQ covers a broad range of topics, including Bipartisan Infrastructure Law changes to PTASP requirements.
Please direct all Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans (PTASP) regulation and SMS inquiries to PTASP-TAC@dot.gov.