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FTA Approves Michigan Safety Plan

The Federal Transit Administration has certified the transit-rail safety oversight program of the Michigan Department of Transportation.

To achieve FTA certification, states must identify a state safety oversight agency that is financially and legally independent from the transit agencies it oversees. 30 more words

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States Balk at FRA Passenger Safety Plan Rule

Transportation officials in several states are resisting a Federal Railroad Administration rule that requires passenger carriers to develop a System Safety Plan.

The states are not opposed to safety plans per se, but object to who is responsible for the plans, particularly in cases in which a state owns the rails over which a carrier such as Amtrak operates. 355 more words