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TSO Spotlight May 2019 Issue

This issue includes a feature article on developing a Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) with service contractors and other external service providers and information on upcoming State Safety Oversight (SSO) Reporting Tool Enhancements. It also includes several announcements, including:

  • FTA’s New Safety Risk Management Program Manager
  • The $88M Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Transit Security Grant Funding opportunity for Fiscal Year 2019
  • A reminder of the May 28, 2019 deadline for the FTA Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative Funding Opportunities
  • New "Data Spotlight" feature with a focus on rail transit suicides and trespassing events
  • Upcoming speaking events, workshops, and webinars
  • Safety training
Last updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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