Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver, Colo., held three public meetings in January to seek input and provide an update on the Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS).

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a rule in the Jan. 24 edition of The Federal Register, amending the Federal Track Safety Standards to promote the safety of railroad operations by enhancing rail-flaw detection processes.

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has received more than $886 million in federal aid to help cover costs associated with repairs from Superstorm Sandy, primarily in the Montague, Greenpoint and Steinway subway tunnels, and to make New York's transportation system more resilient to any future storms.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) will begin the latest round of ongoing work to modernize, improve and fortify NYCT's Flushing 7 Line in February.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has closed another safety recommendation, which advised the transit agency to develop a program to periodically determine that the electronic components in Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) train control system are performing within design tolerances. NTSB has now closed 21 of its 29 recommendations for WMATA.

Thursday, 16 January 2014 11:38

When winter comes calling

CN learns from past experience and develops a thorough plan to tackle snow and ice before they become a problem.

Thursday, 16 January 2014 11:28

The found flaw

Advancements in equipment and technology push detection of rail flaws to new levels.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its preliminary report regarding the Dec. 1, 2013, derailment of a Metro-North passenger train in The Bronx, N.Y.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:26

In Memoriam: John Hunsberger

John C. Hunsberger, II, manager of sales at Pandrol USA, died Jan. 10, 2014, following "a lengthy illness bravely fought."

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a safety advisory guidance document concerning the protection of right-of-way (ROW) workers, as well as a request for information from transit agencies and State Safety Oversight (SSO) agencies that will be used to review the nation's rail transit right-of-way worker safeguards.

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