Rail Transit Agency Emergency Management Requirements


This standard contains minimum emergency management requirements for rail transit systems, including emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-OP-S-007-04 Rev. 2 01/04/2018 Published Current


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The information contained in this document represents an industry consensus for minimum emergency management requirements for light and heavy rail transit systems. It contains requirements and guidelines for rail transit system emergency management, using the Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) concept of comprehensive emergency management (CEM), which emphasizes the importance of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in managing and containing the effects of an emergency

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