Safety

The most effective life-saving traffic safety tool for a commuter and a community may be the daily metro transit pass. A new study released by the American Public Transportation Association…
Salco Products, Inc announced on Sept. 1, 2016 that Tom DeLafosse has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering and Technical Consulting services.
Responding to the Washington Council of Fire Fighters and other first responders, Washington State adopted a new rule, Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification, “to enhance…
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) announced Aug. 29, 2016 the completion of the Pilot Phase of its work to assess and address safety culture gaps in the short line…
The North County Transit District (NCTD) is significantly increasing enforcement activities against trespassers along both the Oceanside to San Diego and Oceanside to Escondido rail corridors.
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.
Canadian Pacific announced Aug. 25, 2016 that it “welcomes the release of the full proceedings from the Canadian Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) recent Transportation Safety Summit and urges government officials…
It’s unsettling, and very weird, I tell you. People—children, adults, teenagers—walking around, even driving, oblivious to their surroundings, fixated on their smartphones, looking for goofy little virtual characters called Pokémons…
Both the rail industry and U.S. Government are seeking to reduce the volume and severity of leaks from railcars. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) began tracking non-accident releases (NARs)…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.
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