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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD. Transportation Consulting Div. See also PB-294 788.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Chicago Transit Authority

    Merchandise Mart Plaza, P.O. Box 3555
    Chicago, IL  United States  60654

    Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Incorporated

    Transportation Consulting Division, 4330 East-West Highway
    Bethesda, MD  United States  20814

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 72 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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