TITLE

RAIL TRANSIT: Observations on FTA's State Safety Oversight Program and Potential Change in Oversight Role

AUTHOR(S)
Siggerud, Katherine
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/8/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the result of the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to observe the State Safety Oversight program on rail transit by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The agency found that program enhances rail transit safety, however several challenges were faced by FTA in administering the program. It mentions the plan of the Department of Transportation to propose legislation which will pose a greater role on FTA.
ACCESSION #
46792622

 

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