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DOT/FTA RIN: 2132-AB23 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans 

This rulemaking would establish requirements for States or recipients to develop and implement individual agency safety plans. The requirements of this rulemaking will be based on the principles and concepts of Safety Management Systems (SMS). SMS is the formal, top-down, organization-wide approach to managing safety risks and assuring the effectiveness of a transit agency´s safety risk controls. SMS includes systematic procedures, practices, and policies for managing hazards and risks.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 673   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5329(c)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/05/2016  81 FR 6344   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/05/2016 
Final Rule  01/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Split from 2132-AB20, Related to 2132-AB22 
Agency Contact:
Candace Key
Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4000