Regulatory

You know the kind I mean: the ones where nobody gets hurt, nothing blows up, and nobody shows up, except you.
In a historic first, and in a rail industry whose labor and management leadership ranks long have been dominated by Caucasian males, the first all-female Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) in…
Is complying with the multitude of regulations for the transport of hazardous materials—also known as dangerous goods (DG)—truly a challenge? According to 136 shipping executives surveyed online in April 2015…
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has been awarded $31.9 million from the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP), the agency announced July 1, 2015.
Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) filed suit against the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) in Northumberland County Court on June 26, 2015 for allegations that include illegally competing against R&N…
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced on June 30, 2015 this year’s recipients of $224 million in competitive grants that support high-quality public transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions causing…
Addressing the need for increased national freight research, U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) introduced on June 29, 2015 legislation aimed at improving freight mobility through transportation research and strategic planning.
Daniel R. Elliott III was sworn in as the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Chairman on June 26, 2015, pledging to promote transparency and improve and streamline regulation of the nation’s…
The Railway Supply Institute, Inc. (RSI) has issued an urgent Legislative Action Alert requesting that action be taken to oppose any legislation that allows for an increase in truck size…
Transport Canada has uncovered serious violations in connection with the horrific 2013 oil train derailment in Lac-Mégantic under the Railway Safety Act and the Fisheries Act, the department announced June…
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