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FTA Dear Colleague Letter: 2019 PTASP One Year to Compliance

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. 

Published Date: Friday, July 19, 2019
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