Tri-State Oversight Committee
TRA has served as the prime contractor for support to the Tri-State Oversight Committee, the State Safety Oversight Agency covering the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail system. TRA has supported TOC for over 15 years. At a policy level, TRA develops and updates program-guiding documents and supports state policy-level staff on legal and regulatory issues, including assisting the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and Commonwealth of Virginia in achieving MAP-21 compliance. Additionally, TRA has assisted TOC in creating FTA-mandated MAP-21 Certification Work Plans, Technical Training Plans, analyses of program enhancements. At a programmatic and technical level, TRA supports TOC in accident and incident investigation, review and approval of WMATA Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), and performance of triennial safety and security audits. TRA has also supported TOC in oversight of WMATA major capital projects, including performing a Pre-Revenue Service Review of Phase 1 of the Silver Line Extension in 2014 and Safety Readiness Review of the WMATA 7000-Series Railcars in late 2014 to early 2015.