Work Groups

TRACS Work Groups 10-01 and 10-02 continue work towards developing recommendations for task statements provided by Administrator Rogoff at the September TRACS meeting.  Each group developed draft documents and will present those at future work group meetings.  Information and transcripts are provided as they become available.  Meetings are open to the public for observation purposes only.  Opportunity for public comment is prior to the end of each meeting.  To make an oral statement at the meeting, make a request to the group liason.

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Work Group Status Title/Purpose Brief Description Group Liason Most Recent Meeting Date Documents
12-02 Active Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) The TRACS work group 12-02 is tasked with developing recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration on the best framework and key elements that should comprise the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) and identifying the challenges that may be faced in implementing this model along with potenial ways the challenges may be overcome. Iyon Rosario, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration, (202) 366–2010; or at TRACS@dot.gov

February 14-15, 2013

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12-01 Active National Public Transportation Safety Plan (NPTSP) The TRACS work group 12-01 is tasked with developing recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration regarding the framework, scope and implementation measures for the National Public Transportation Safety Plan (NPTSP) and to identify major challenges that may be faced in implementing the NPTSP, and strategies for overcoming implementation obstacles. Iyon Rosario, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration, (202) 366–2010; or at TRACS@dot.gov Februry 12-13, 2013

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11-02 Active Prescription/Over-the-Counter (Rx/OTC) Medication Testing and Notification Procedures in the Transit Industry The TRACS work group 11-02 is tasked with assisting the Federal Transit Administration with reviewing the study and providing recommendations for improving the development of non-regulatory employer Rx/OTC policies, employee Rx/OTC notification training, and employee reported information in accident/incident investigations. Iyon Rosario, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration, (202) 366–2010; or at TRACS@dot.gov or bruce.walker@dot.gov May         16-17, 2012 Minutes:
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11-01 Active Close Call Non-Punitive Reporting System The TRACS work group 11-01 is tasked with proposing recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration to implement a pilot, voluntary, non-punitive reporting system.

Bruce Walker, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration, (202) 366–9109; or at TRACS@dot.gov or bruce.walker@dot.gov

 

August 23-24, 2011

 

 

November 3, 2011

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10-02 Active Best state oversight model. (SSO) Recommendations to FTA identifying who is the ideal state safety partner, the challenges that may be faced in implementing this model, and potential ways the challenges may be overcome. Iyon Rosario, FTA Office of Safety and Security (202) 366–2010, or at TRACS@dot.gov or Iyon.Rosario@dot.gov February
3-4, 2011
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10-01 Active Safety planning model and safety management system principles. (SMS) Propose recommendations to the U.S. DOT to enhance rail transit safety to include, but not limited to, Safety Management System (SMS) principles and how those principles might be incorporated into transit safety plans to enhance rail transit safety.  Bruce Walker, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration, (202) 366–9109; or at TRACS@dot.gov or bruce.walker@dot.gov January
26-27, 2011
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