Safety / Training

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will hold a citizens' informational workshop regarding the proposed railway safety improvement project affecting railroad crossings on and between Carmon Road and Frieden Church…
Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER), a voluntary national outreach effort that focuses on assisting communities to prepare for and respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident, awarded…
Pacific and Arctic Railway & Navigation Company (PARN) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 959 reached a tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement on March 29, 2012, covering the combined crafts…
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The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking innovative proposals from small businesses to address research needs facing the Department's agencies. On April 2, U.S. DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration/John…
Leaders from the Transportation for Illinois Coalition (TFIC) and Regional Transportation Authority called on Congress to act now on extending national transportation funding ahead of a Friday deadline that, if…
The 2012 National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association Annual Conference in California is another record-breaking success.
By the end of 2012, Amtrak expects to more than triple the number of track-miles on its own railroad where Positive Train Control safety technology is installed.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority police officers went on strike at 2:00 p.m., March 21. While SEPTA management was hoping to negotiate a new contract without a strike, it has…
Last month, I wrote about safety as it pertains to the elimination of the Harriman awards. Safety is again at the forefront, this time thanks to legislation introduced to the…
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