Safety

The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on May 16. Rosen is the 18th deputy secretary in USDOT's 50-year history.
Canada wants to mandate the use of inward-facing video cameras in the cabs of locomotives, according to a bill filed in Parliament.
Alstom and Metrolinx of Canada announced a C$529-million ($388-million) order for 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.
Plasser American Corp. has appointed Ronald Olds as vice president of sales and marketing.
Luminator Technology Group  announced the acquisition of Apollo Video Technology, a supplier of transit bus mobile video surveillance equipment headquartered in Bothell, Wash.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) will be performing major upgrades to the Astoria's N Line equipment, including the replacement of switches and other track work.
Local and federal Canadian officials gathered May 5 to break ground on a grade separation project in Winnipeg, MB.
Union Pacific has re-opened routes through parts of Missouri where heavy rain and floodwaters interrupted service earlier this week.
The Northeast Corridor Commission on May 3 submitted to Congress two reports detailing short-and-long-term capital investment needs totaling some $38 billion for the 457-mile electrified rail line linking Boston, New…
“Fire burn and caldron bubble … something wicked this way comes”—and it’s neither Shakespeare’s Macbeth nor his lady.
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