New subway safety standards may be coming soon to a city near you. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has assembled a team of transportation safety experts to explore rail transit (subway, light rail, and commuter rail) safety reforms, which may extend to bus operations.
FTA is currently prohibited by law from establishing national safety standards, requiring Federal inspections, or requiring specific operating practices, but that may soon change. In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff condemned several recent ...
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