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

FTA released its Safety Management Inspection report of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities after a 2 1/2-month inspection that began in mid-April. The Safety Management Inspection focused on the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s processes, procedures, and resources for safety decision-making and the role of the Department of Public Utilities in overseeing the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s safety performance. Findings identify areas that require continued attention and increased resources by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority 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 Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. 

Special Directives to DPU

Immediate Action Letters

Last updated: Friday, December 16, 2022