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Bus Testing; Calculation of Average Passenger Weight and Test Vehicle Weight

Notice of proposed rulemaking.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is proposing to amend its bus testing regulation to more accurately reflect average passenger weights and actual transit vehicle loads. Specifically, FTA is proposing to change the average passenger weight from 150 lbs to 175 lbs. In addition, FTA is proposing to change the floor space occupied per standing passenger from 1.5 to 1.75 square feet, and updating the Structural Strength and Distortion test procedures.

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03/14/2011
N/A
Closed on 05/13/2011
2011-5831
2132-AB01
FTA-2011-0015
665
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