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Final Report: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Safety Management Inspection


In response to concerns regarding safety performance, FTA conducted a Safety Management Inspection (SMI) of the WMATA rail and bus transit systems in 2015. FTA evaluated WMATA’s operations and maintenance programs, safety management capabilities, and organizational structures to identify areas where the agency must further enhance its conformance with its rules and procedures, FTA regulations, and FTA safety advisories to reduce risks and make improvements for the safety and wellbeing of its passengers and employees.

Last updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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