FTA Dear Colleague Letter: 2019 PTASP One Year to Compliance
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.
On July 19, 2019 FTA published a Dear Colleague letter to alert the transit industry of an important, upcoming safety deadline. July 19, 2019 marks one year from the compliance deadline for the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation. The PTASP regulation implements a risk-based Safety Management System approach and requires recipients or subrecipients of financial assistance under the Urbanized Area Formula Program (49 U.S.C. Section 5307) and rail transit agencies to have a safety plan in place no later than July 20, 2020.