Author: Marybeth Luczack

CP work stoppage continues in Canada (UPDATED)

A shutdown of Canadian Pacific (CP) train operations began March 20, following an ongoing dispute between the Class I railroad and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC). However, on Day 2, the parties remain at the bargaining table.

FRA slots track safety symposium

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is holding its first-ever Track & Roadway Workplace Safety Symposium on April 5-7 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in Missouri; attendance is free.

FRA releases PTC Safety Advisory

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a Safety Advisory on a Positive Train Control (PTC) issue recently identified during testing of ACSES II (Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System II) and I-ETMS (Interoperable Electronic Train Management System) technology.

LA Metro board appoints Wiggins as CEO

Stephanie Wiggins is slated to return to Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in May as its first woman, and first African-American woman, chief executive.

App aims to improve grade crossing safety

Transportation technology firm TRAINFO has introduced an app that provides drivers with predictive highway-rail grade crossing blockage information so they can avoid traffic delays and safely approach crossings. TRAINFO technology shares “when, where,

NJ Transit sets ops, capex budgets

The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors has approved a $2.6 billion operating budget for fiscal year 2021 and a five-year capital plan. They support continued investment in personnel, infrastructure and equipment;