Metro recently announced that Theresa M. Impastato, a 20-year veteran of rail safety and operations, is the transit agency’s new EVP/Chief Safety Officer. Impastato will begin August 12.
Karl Alexy has been named the Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety and Chief Safety Officer of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). He was most recently the FRA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Railroad
Kentucky is looking to improve multimodal freight transportation across the state, as evident by $2.5 million in funding grants that was recently released by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and the Division
A SEPTA worker was struck and killed by a train during the Monday afternoon commute. Darren Monroe, 54, was working on the tracks near SEPTA’s Erie Station on Monday when he fell
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) now has a Safety Review Panel that will conduct an independent and transparent review of MBTA safety practices and past incidents. The panel also will help
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to hold a board meeting May 21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Wash.
Local government leaders and community members gathered April 25 to celebrate the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority’s (Valley Metro) opening of the new 50th Street Station along Washington Street in Phoenix,
Suppliers and transit agencies continue their efforts to keep safety at top-of-mind while considering machinery requirements during winter maintenance.
BNSF Railway is deploying high-speed onboard cameras capable of recording images, at speeds up to 70 mph, of rail surface defects and other visible flaws like missing bolts, according to a recent
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has named veteran railcar professional Randall Thomure director of Regulatory Affairs and Safety, with oversight responsibility for technical and regulatory strategies related to safety and operations.