Solicitation of Nominations for Members of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS). The Advisory Committee meets at least twice a year to advise FTA on transit safety issues. The recommendations of the TRACS will help FTA develop new policies, practices, and regulations for enhancing safety in rail transit should FTA be given authority to promulgate new transit safety requirements. Supplementary background information is detailed in the Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 20 / Monday, February 1, 2010 / Notices/ Page 5172.

Applications must be submitted no later than February 26, 2010. Applications should be submitted to or mailed to the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Safety and Security, Room E46338, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590.

For further information contact Mike Flanigon, Director, Office of Safety and Security, Federal Transit Administration at (202) 366-0235 or e-mail The local FTA Region 10 contact is Ken Feldman at (206) 220-7521 or e-mail



R. F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator