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DOT/FTA RIN: 2132-AB44 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title:+Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans 
Abstract:

This rulemaking will amend 49 CFR part 673 to incorporate new requirements established for the Public Transportation Safety Program (49 U.S.C. 5329) through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, enacted as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law requires recipients of section 5307 funds that serve urbanized areas with populations of 200,000 or more to undertake the following activities: Establish a Safety Committee, composed of representatives of frontline employees and management, that is responsible for identifying, recommending, and analyzing the effectiveness of risk-based mitigations or strategies to reduce consequences identified in the agencies' safety risk assessment. Develop, and add to their agency safety plan, a risk reduction program for transit operations to improve safety by reducing the number and rates of accidents, injuries, and assaults on transit workers based on data submitted to the national transit database. Set risk reduction performance targets using a three-year rolling average of the data submitted by the recipient to the National Transit Database

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 673   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5329    IIJA sec. 30012   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Chaya Koffman
Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-3101
Email: chaya.koffman@dot.gov