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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.




October 2017 Newsletter

Cover page of October edition of Transit Safety & Oversight Spotlight newsletter

Read the October 2017 issue of FTA's Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight Newsletter.


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