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Confidential Close Call Reporting System Identify Safety Risks in Transit Operations IBT-922 ATU L-689 WMATA Metro


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) sponsors the Close Call Reporting program in partnership with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 (ATU L-689), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 922 (IBT L-922), the Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 2 (OPEIU Local 2), and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Close Call Reporting works to:

To support WMATA's efforts to improve safety, BTS disseminates information about trends in reported close call events. BTS also analyzes changes in employee reporting patterns over time to measure the impact Close Call Reporting has on safety.


Close Call Reporting