Rail Safety Oversight Program Standard

Publication Number
M 3138
Publication Version
September 2020
Publication Date
Manual Manager
Molly Hughes molly.hughes@wsdot.wa.gov
Public Transportation Division

The Washington State Rail Safety Oversight Program Standard sets clear expectations and obligations for the WSDOT State Safety Oversight Program and the rail transit agencies it oversees. The Program Standard contains requirements for rail transit agencies in Washington state, including accident notification, corrective action plans, and oversight of internal safety reviews. The Program Standard also clarifies how the State Safety Oversight team works with rail transit agencies to accomplish activities such as investigations and federally-mandated triennial audits.

14 fish passage projects were completed in 2020

improving access to 54.2 miles of upstream habitat.

11,959 incidents responded to

by WSDOT’s incident Response teams during second quarter of 2021, 15% more than same quarter in 2020.

41 Pre-existing Funds Projects Advertised

during the eighth quarter of the 2019-2021 biennium.