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Transit Safety & Oversight (TSO)


FTA administers a national transit safety program and program compliance oversight process to advance safe, reliable, and equitable transit service throughout the U.S. FTA’s Office of Transit Safety & Oversight (TSO) helps make transit safer through policy development, hazard investigation, data collection, risk analysis, oversight programs and information sharing.

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Dr. Thomas Littleton, FTA’s Associate Administrator for Transit Safety and Oversight, explains the importance of states with rail transit systems meeting the April 15, 2019 deadline for obtaining FTA certification of their State Safety Oversight programs.




January 2018 Newsletter

Read the January 2018 issue of FTA's Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight Newsletter.


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