Submit Comments on FTA Approval of Equipment Facilitation

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SacRT is seeking public input on its plans to seek FTA approval on Equivalent Facilitation (permission to use an alternative design or technology for equal or greater accessibility) for two components related to the manufacturing of the new Siemens S700 low floor light rail vehicles. A mockup of the new deployable ramp (bridge plate) and detectable warning tile was shared during the hearing.  

Two public hearings were held in-person and virtually on Thursday, August 19, 2021

*Note: Recordings of the meetings will be available on SacRT’s YouTube page by Monday, August 23, 2021. 

Comments can be emailed to, by calling 916-321-BUSS (2877), Option 2, then Option 1, or mail to SacRT Accessible Services (please include the text Attention: Public Hearing Comment) at PO Box 2110, Sacramento, CA 95812.  The last day to submit public comment is Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Mail in option must be postmarked by Tuesday, August 31, 2021 to be included.  

Please contact Priscilla Vargas, SacRT’s ADA Compliance Officer, at 916-321-BUSS (2877), Option 2, then Option 1 for additional information.  

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