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Safety and Security Publications

Date FTA Office of Transit Safety and Oversight - All Hazards Back to Top
2010 An Introduction to All-Hazards Preparedness for Transit Agencies
2007 Office of Safety and Security Fiscal Year 2008 Action Plan
2007 Office of Safety and Security Five Year Strategic Plan FY2008 to FY2012
2007 FTA Office of Safety and Security (TPM-30) - Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Accomplishments
2007 Office of Safety and Security Five Year Strategic Plan FY2008 to FY2012 Brochure

Date Safety Back to Top
2014 FTA Reasonable Suspicion Cards
2011 Transit Safety Management and Performance Measurement - Volume 1: Guidebook
2010 2009 Rail Safety Statistics Report
2009 Charter for Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety
2009 Recommended Best Practices for States Conducting Three-Year Safety Reviews
2008 Bus Transit Safety Quarterly Newsletter - August 2008
2007 Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
2007 2004 Annual Reporting Data - Key Findings
2006 Commuter Rail Safety Study
2006 State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program Annual Report for 2005
2006 Fatigue Management Survey Results - State Safety Oversight and Rail Transit Agencies Affected by 49 CFR Part 659
2006 Rail Transit Safety Action Plan
2006 Implementation Guidelines for 49 CFR Part 659
2006 Resource Toolkit for State Oversight Agencies Implementing 49 CFR Part 659
2006 FTA Post-Accident Threshold Cards
2005 Transit Safety & Security Statistics & Analysis 2003 Annual Report - (Formerly SAMIS)
2005 49 CFR Part 659 Reference Guide
2005 49 CFR Part 659
2004 Transit Safety & Security Statistics & Analysis 2002 Annual Report - (Formerly SAMIS)
2004 FTA State Safety Oversight Program Annual Report for 2003
2003 FTA State Safety Oversight Program Annual Report for 2002
2002 Handbook for Transit Safety and Security Certification
2002 Rails With Trails: Lessons Learned - Literature Review, Current Practices, Conclusions
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2002 FTA State Safety Oversight Program Annual Report for 2000
2000 Alertness 2000 - Tools for Managing Fatigue in Transit
2000 FTA State Safety Action Plan - Accomplishments and the Future
2000 FTA State Safety Oversight Program Annual Report for 1999
2000 Keeping Safety on Track - Building New Partnerships in Safety
2000 Compliance Guidelines for States with New Starts Projects
2000 FTA Safety Action Plan - Examining the FTA's Role in Safety
2000 Hazard Analysis Guidelines for Transit Projects
1998 Event Recorders for Rail Rapid Transit Systems
1998 Safety Management Information Statistics (SAMIS) 1997 Annual Report
1997 Safety Review of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail Operations
1996 Standardization of Availability, Location, and Use of Safety Equipment on Urban Transit Buses
1994 Exploring How to Make System Safety Work in Transit
1994 Safety Planning Information Directed to Emergency Response
1994 Bus and Passenger Accident Prevention
1993 New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Safety Investigation
1985 Pedestrian Falling Accidents in Transit Terminals

Date Security Back to Top
2009 Sensitive Security Information (SSI): Designation, Markings and Control, Resource Document for Transit Agencies
2007 Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
2007 Security and Emergency Management - Technical Assistance for the Top 50 Transit Agencies
Click here for related "Dear Colleague" letter
2007 The Mark (Security Training Video)
2006 Transit Agency Security and Emergency Management Protective Measures
2006 Transit Watch Toolkit (Enhanced 2006 Edition)
2006 Transit Watch Toolkit (Spanish Edition)
2004 Transit Security Design Considerations
Click here for related "Dear Colleague" letter
2003 Public Transportation System Security and Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide
2003 Transit Watch Toolkit (Original 2003 version)
2002 Standard Protocols for Managing Security Incidents Involving Surface Transit Vehicles
1996 Transit Security in the 90's
1996 Perspectives on Transit Security in the 1990s - Strategies for Success
1996 Transit System Security Planning Seminar
1984 Transit Security: A Description of Problems and Countermeasures
1983 Case Studies of Transit Security on Bus Systems

Date Emergency Management Back to Top
2007 Security and Emergency Management - Technical Assistance for the Top 50 Transit Agencies
Click here for related "Dear Colleague" letter
2007 Emergency Preparedness Guide for Transit Employees on the Job and at Home
2006 Transit Agency Security and Emergency Management Protective Measures
2006 Disaster Response and Recovery Resource for Transit Agencies
1998 Critical Incident Management Guidelines
1994 Safety Planning Information Directed to Emergency Response
1991 Recommended Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for Urban, Rural, and Specialized Transit Systems
1989 Recommended Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for Elderly and Disabled Rail Transit Passengers
1985 Recommended Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for Rail Transit Systems
1984 Evacuation and Rescue of Elderly and Disabled Passengers from Paratransit Vans and Buses

Date Drug and Alcohol Back to Top
2015 What Employers Need To Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing [Guidance and Best Practices] - (Updated June, 2015)
2015 Balancing Rx/OTC Programs with Employee Safety and Health - What an Employer Should Know
2015 Balancing Safety and Medical Treatment - Safe Use of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications - Information for Safety-Sensitive Employees
2014 Urine Specimen Collection Guidelines for the U.S. Department of Transportation Workplace Drug Testing Programs - (Updated July, 2014)
2014 FTA Reasonable Suspicion Cards
2013 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2009 Annual Report
2012 Post-Accident Testing Heuristics (PATH) Study Final Report
2012 Collector Site Checklist / Example of Completed Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form
2011 Prescription And Over-The-Counter (Rx/OTC) Medication Study
2011 Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications Tool Kit (Updated February 2012)
2010 What Employees Need to Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing - (Updated October 1, 2010)
2010 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2008 Annual Report
2009 Best Practices Manual: FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program - Revised October, 2009
2009 Implementation Guidelines for Drug and Alcohol Regulations in Mass Transit - Revised October, 2009
2009 The Substance Abuse Professional Guidelines - August 31, 2009 Revision
2009 DOT's Direct Observation Procedures
2009 Procedures for Transportation Workplace on Drug and Alcohol Programs, Final Rule July 30, 2009
2009 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2007 Annual Report
2008 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2006 Annual Report
2008 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2005 Annual Report
2008 10 Steps to Collection Site Security and Integrity (poster)
2008 Best Practices Manual: Example Drug and Alcohol Policies and Procedures
Click here for the related "Best Practices Manual: FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program", written in 2002.
2006 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2004 Annual Report
2006 FTA Post-Accident Threshold Cards
2005 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2003 Annual Report
2005 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2002 Annual Report
2004 Reasonable Suspicion Referral for Drug and Alcohol Testing - Video and Trainer/Trainee Guide - A Training Program for Transit Supervisors
Note: Click here to download the Reasonable Suspicion Video
2003 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2001 Annual Report
2002 FTA Drug and Alcohol Program Assessment
2002 Best Practices Manual: FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
Click here for the related "Best Practices Manual: Example Drug and Alcohol Policies and Procedures", updated in 2008.
2001 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2000 Annual Report
2000 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1999 Annual Report
1999 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1998 Annual Report
1998 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1997 Annual Report
1997 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1996 Annual Report

Date Fire Safety Back to Top
2008 Recommended Fire Safety Practices for Rail Transit Materials Selection
1993 Recommended Fire Safety Practices for Transit Bus and Van Materials Selection
1984 Recommended Fire Safety Practices for Rail Transit Materials Selection

Date Accessibility Back to Top
1994 Accessibility Handbook for Transit Facilities
This document is no longer available. Click here for more information on ADA Standards for Transportation Facilities.

Date DAMIS Annual Reports Back to Top
2013 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2009 Annual Report
2010 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2008 Annual Report
2009 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2007 Annual Report
2008 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2006 Annual Report
2008 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2005 Annual Report
2006 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2004 Annual Report
2005 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2003 Annual Report
2005 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2002 Annual Report
2003 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2001 Annual Report
2001 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 2000 Annual Report
2000 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1999 Annual Report
1999 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1998 Annual Report
1998 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1997 Annual Report
1997 Drug and Alcohol Testing Results 1996 Annual Report

Date Statistics and Analysis Back to Top
2005 Transit Safety & Security Statistics & Analysis 2003 Annual Report - (Formerly SAMIS)
2004 Transit Safety & Security Statistics & Analysis 2002 Annual Report - (Formerly SAMIS)
1998 Safety Management Information Statistics (SAMIS) 1997 Annual Report
Note: Click here to view Safety and Security Statistics graphs and data through 2011 on-line.

Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016
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