Rail Safety Oversight Program Standard

Publication Number
M 3138
Publication Version
February 2023
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.

166,800 electric vehicle

registrations in Washington in 2023, up from 114,600 in 2022.

87 wetland compensation sites

actively monitored on 918 acres in 2023.

25,000 safe animal crossings

in the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area since 2014.