Safety

A pipe bomb exploded underneath the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey bus terminal in a subway access tunnel to New York City Transit’s A C and E…
In 2017, Norfolk Southern provided free training to 3,241 firefighters, law enforcement, emergency management personnel and other first responders with the railroad’s Safety Train, described as “a rolling learning lab…
The NTSB analysis of the 2016 Amtrak backhoe accident on the Northeast Corridor at Chester, Pa., that killed two m/w workers and injured 39 has missed the mark. This incident…
Jennifer Ryan has been a strong voice for technical consistency but also a voice for better passenger access and services. As a former Facilities Engineer in High Tech, she has…
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Dec. 4 repealed a 2015 Federal Railroad Administration rulemaking requiring freight railroads to employ electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes on certain trains hauling hazardous…
Passenger rail service providers now have until Dec. 4, 2018 to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) according to the Federal Railroad Administration. FRA issued a notice of…
Sharon Greene of HDR has been at the forefront of innovation in rail transportation finance and infrastructure development for more than 40 years. Specializing in transportation economics, infrastructure finance and…
As Assistant Superintendent – Way & Structures, Chiu developed and built the team for Port Authority Trans-Hudson’s (PATH’s) newest unit, Logistics and Rail Planning, which is responsible for coordination of…
At Norfolk Southern, Carter had to overcome the challenge of working in an industry that has been dominated for years by men.
A proposal to build a crude-by-rail transload terminal at the Port of Vancouver, Wash., was unanimously rejected Tuesday by a state energy panel, the latest setback for energy-related rail development…
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