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Denver's RTD outlines commitment to safety for public, employees and contractors
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver always keeps safety as a first priority. With the summer construction season swinging into high gear, RTD has outlined its policy and procedures…
FRA Administrator Szabo tours Siemens Louisville Rail Plant
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo visited Siemens' automation plant in Louisville, Ken., which is one of several companies across the country that are making key components for Positive Train Control…
CN's Mongeau underscores railroad's unwavering commitment to safety
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said that dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life…
House committee approves bill with reduced 2015 transportation budget
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill on May 21 with a vote of 28-21.
SEPTA warns public of dangers of 'Distracted Commuting'
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) warns, it can happen in an instant; just checking e-mail, sending one text or turning up the music can take a driver's attention from their…
FCC, railroads reach agreement on PTC towers
An agreement has been reached between the seven Class 1 freight railroads and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the installation of positive train control (PTC) antennas, but the Association…
Metro-North undertakes series of safety reforms
MTA Metro-North Railroad has announced details of a sweeping series of reforms it is undertaking to better ensure the safety of its customers and employees. The reforms address factors identified…
VIA Rail presents action plan to address Barrhaven-area railway crossings' challenges
VIA Rail Canada has developed an action plan based on a study conducted by RailTerm, Hatch Mott MacDonald and Siemens that looked into issues with Automatic Warning Devices (AWDs) systems…
Transport Canada issues proposal to fine Railway Safety Act violators
Transport Canada is proposing regulations that will provide Transport Canada with new enforcement tools for railway companies that violate the Railway Safety Act.
Caltrain releases RFQ for electrification portion of modernization program
The Caltrain Modernization Program in southern California released the Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the electrification contract portion of the project that will reinvent Caltrain.
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