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Industry Response to Safety Advisories

  • 31
  • May
  • 2016
SUBJECT: Safety Advisories
KEYWORDS: Safety, Safety Advisories, Infrastructure
ABSTRACT: On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) (Pub. L. 114-94). The FAST Act in section 11406(e), “Speed Limit Action Plans,” requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation (Secretary) to submit a report to Congress on actions intercity passenger and commuter railroads have taken in response to two safety advisories the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
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