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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) revised the environmental review process, required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which will expedite the process for all proposed transit projects seeking federal…
As reported by RT&S yesterday (click here), Union Pacific had their best safety year to date with achieving a 1.01 reportable injury rate in 2012.
Union Pacific's 2012 employee safety performance was the best in the company's 150-year history. Employees achieved a 1.01 reportable injury rate, surpassing the previous best of 1.15 established in 2011.…
In 2012, Kansas City Sourthern's U.S. engineering department achieved a record low injury frequency ratio.
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 Scholarship Program. The deadline is March 8, 2013.
Richard Sarles, general manager and CEO of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority was selected for the 2013 CEOs Who "Get It." The list is an annual recognition of business leaders…
Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, was named chairman of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee for the 113th Congress.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed an accord with BNSF, announcing the railroad's voluntary revision of several personnel policies that OSHA alleged violated the…
Kansas City Southern partnered with the Alice Police Department to conduct an "Officer on a Train" event on Jan. 15 to promote public safety at railroad grade crossings in Alice,…
Led by Principal Engineer Duane Otter, Transportation Technology Center, Inc.'s (TTCI) work with John Hillman, inventor of the Hybrid‐Composite Beam and recipient of the 2013 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation,…
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