Safety / Training

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) $12.8 million in Transit Security Grant Program funds to enhance security and help protect the Transbay Tube, one…
TriMet in Portland, Ore., has been awarded a $25,000 grant by Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
A Canadian Senate committee is recommending a review of the country's practices regarding dangerous goods, while the Transportation Safety Board of Canada is turning its eyes toward the possibility of…
The Federal Railroad Administration approved Marquette Rail, LLC's Product Safety Plan (PSP), allowing the railroad to use RailSoft Systems Inc.'s TrackAccess Track Reservation System in the autonomous mode.
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) approved a $4.2 million contract to make repairs to four bridges that "require attention more immediately" along the Santa Cruz Branch Line…
Emphasizing its ongoing commitment to safety, California's Caltrain has been awarded one of eight national rail safety grants and will use the funds to sponsor a youth film festival featuring…
The California Transportation Commission assigned $59.25 million to two grade separation projects and a rail connector project.
The Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-Way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee issued three recommendations following a report finding a spike in roadway worker fatalities in the hour following the traditional noon…
Colo Railroad Builders' Chicago Division surpassed the one-year recordable injury free mark on June 4, 2013.
Transport Canada is moving forward to build upon the safety advisories received recently from the Transportation Safety Board and further enhance existing safe railway operations and the security of railway…
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