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2021 Joint State Safety Oversight (SSO) and Rail Transit Agency (RTA) Virtual Workshop


The workshop will focus on effective working relationships among state safety oversight and rail transit agencies, combating cyber threats in the transit industry, current transit safety policy and guidance updates. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is hosting this 2-day workshop virtually on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 11am – 5pm ET, and on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 11am – 4:30pm ET.

The workshop will also promote the exchange of information between attendees and FTA’s Transit Safety Oversight, Headquarters, and Regional Offices, as well as other Federal agencies, regarding new programs and requirements to strengthen rail transit safety oversight. Contractors supporting the SSO program and rail transit agencies are also invited to attend.

Who Should Attend?

The virtual workshop is open to SSO staff, RTA Chief Safety Officers and Safety Directors. Contract staff that collaborate with the safety office are also encouraged to attend.

Workshop Presentations: