Rulebook Development and Review


This standard provides guidance for the development of a transit operating system rulebook introduction and provides suggested approaches for rulebook issuance and authority.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-OP-S-001-02 Rev. 3 07/06/2018 Published Current


authority, general rules, issuance, rail transit rulebook


This standard defines the authority to issue and revise a transit system rulebook, a document that serves as a central source of all rules written within a system. The “Requirements” section of this standard is divided into five sections, which cover a rulebook’s purpose, application of the rules, rulebook development,
rulebook issuance and rulebook revision.

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