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Safety Management Inspection: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

FTA released its Safety Management Inspection (SMI) report of the MBTA and the Massachusetts DPU after a 2 1/2-month inspection that began in mid-April. The SMI focused on MBTA’s processes, procedures, and resources for safety decision-making and the role of the DPU in overseeing MBTA’s safety performance. Findings identify areas that require continued attention and increased resources by MBTA to prioritize safety and ensure system maintenance.

Special Directives to MBTA

Each of these are required actions to address findings from FTA’s Safety Management Inspection conducted at the MBTA. 

Special Directives to DPU

Last updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2022