CSO SMS Executive Fact Sheet
In light of the extraordinary operational challenges presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency, FTA issued a Notice of Enforcement Discretion effectively extending the PTASP compliance deadline from July 20, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Please visit FTA’s COVID-19 FAQs page for more information about the Notice.
The PTASP TAC is available to help you meet PTASP regulation requirements.
This fact sheet describes the roles of an agency's Chief Safety Officer and Safety Management System Executive. The Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Final Rule (49 C.F.R. Part 673) requires certain operators of public transportation systems that are recipients or subrecipients of FTA financial assistance to identify a Chief Safety Officer or Safety Management System Executive.