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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Daniel Triana
Judy Drucker
RELEASE: March 16, 2018

Department of Transportation Issuing Repeal
and New Rules for Fixed Guideway Systems
State Safety Oversight


(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation is issuing notice of repeal and new rules at N.J.A.C. 16:53E. The chapter establishes rules concerning the State's oversight of the safety of rail fixed guideway systems through the Department of Transportation (Department), designated as the State's oversight agency by Executive Order No. 65 (1997). This chapter carries out the mandate of 49 U.S.C. § 5329(e) for State safety oversight of rail fixed guideway public transportation systems.

The proposal was published in the March 5, 2018 issue of New Jersey Register at 50 N.J.R. 939(a). It may be viewed on the Department’s rule proposals page here.

The public may send in written comments by the close of the public comment period on May 4, 2018 via the Department’s website comment form, or via the following mail or email addresses:

Paul F. Sprewell
Administrative Practice Officer
NJ Department of Transportation
PO Box 600, Trenton, NJ 08625-0600 
Email: NJDOTRules@dot.nj.gov
Submit Comments Online

Comments submitted to the Department on the proposed rulemaking are public records and are available for public inspection by prior appointment during normal Department business hours.
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