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SMS Techniques for Monitoring Operations and Maintenance Procedures

The Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation requires each applicable transit agency to “monitor its system for compliance with, and sufficiency of, the agency's procedures for operations and maintenance” (49 CFR 673.27(b)(1)). This article reviews practices for monitoring compliance with and sufficiency of operations and maintenance procedures and gives examples of how transit agencies integrate this information into their Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Last updated: Monday, March 28, 2022
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