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FTA Special Directive 22-10


FTA issues Special Directive 22-10 to require the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to address findings documented in FTA’s Safety Management Inspection (SMI) report released on August 31, 2022. Conducted between April 14 and June 30, 2022, FTA’s SMI reviewed the MBTA rail transit system management, operations, and maintenance programs. This Special Directive identifies six findings requiring action that the MBTA must take to enhance and expedite implementation of the agency’s SMS, including the development of procedures, safety management training, safety risk assessment, and safety assurance activities to build the organization’s capability to identify safety concerns and to prioritize action to mitigate safety risk.

Last updated: Thursday, March 2, 2023
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