SAFETY AND SYSTEM ASSURANCE STUDY
The report contains the results of a study of safety and systems assurance-related technical management practices and processes of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rail system. The study involved an evaluation of technical management practices associated with system safety, equipment reliability/maintainability, system availability/dependability, and quality assurance. Special studies of human factors and train protection were also performed. While the overall scope of the project was broad, the primary objective was to develop and recommend improvements in safety and systems assurance technical management process and practices.
- Prepared by Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD. Transportation Consulting Div. See also PB-294 788.
Chicago Transit AuthorityMerchandise Mart Plaza, P.O. Box 3555
Chicago, IL United States 60654
Booz-Allen and Hamilton, IncorporatedTransportation Consulting Division, 4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD United States 20814
Urban Mass Transportation Administration400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Publication Date: 1978-9
- Pagination: 72 p.
- TRT Terms: Automatic train protection; Equipment; Human factors; Maintainability; Management; Policy; Quality assurance; Rapid transit; Reliability; Safety; Safety engineering; Supply; Systems engineering; Transportation operations; Urban transportation; Vehicles
- Identifier Terms: Chicago Transit Authority
- Uncontrolled Terms: Availability; Transportation management
- Geographic Terms: Illinois
- Old TRIS Terms: Management methods; Rapid transit railways
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Policy; Public Transportation; Railroads; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00197371
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IL-09-0033-79-1Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-UMTA-IL-09-0033
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jul 31 1982 12:00AM