Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:27

NTSB to hold forum on Positive Train Control

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a public forum on Positive Train Control (PTC) on Feb. 27, 2013.

Starting Feb. 14, Dana Point, Calif., will join the list of quiet-zone communities in Orange County.

Union Pacific named Kate Betsworth vice president - intermodal operations.

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold its first hearing of the 113th Congress entitled "The Federal Role in America's Infrastructure."

A report by the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) shows "investment in the next generation of rail would increase rail manufacturing and jobs throughout the industrial Midwest."

Employees, including maintenance-of-way workers, machinists and mechanics, of the Texas & Northern Railway Company voted to be represented by United Transportation Union's SMART Transportation Division.

Monday, 11 February 2013 14:08

WMATA report card shows gains in 2012

Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WAMTA) made significant gains in train reliability, reduced employee and customer injuries, as well as other markers in 2012, according to its annual "Vital Signs" report card, which will be presented to its board of directors Feb. 14.

Monday, 11 February 2013 14:05

ITS grants available for multistate projects

State departments of transportation can now apply for grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for multistate, multimodal projects that involve Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has a plan to inject nearly $2 billion of additional funding into Pennsylvania's transportation system.

BNSF's economic development generated approximately $1.8 billion in new investment and more than 6,200 new jobs in 23 states.

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