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HI governor signs $2.4B rail ‘bailout’ bill

The Federal Transit Administration has given rail officials until Sept. 15 to demonstrate how they plan to make up the $3 billion shortfall, and the new...

Feds slap NJ Transit with 15 violations, express their displeasure

UPDATE: NJ Transit received a letter late Thursday afternoon from the Federal Railroad Administration which said the FRA "conditionally approved" the agency's revised Positive Train...

Trains crashed at 69th Street despite safety protections

An automated safety system would have been active in the rail terminal where one Norristown High Speed Line train struck another last week, but...

States Must Meet Rail Transit Safety Program Certification Deadline to Maintain Federal Public Transportation...

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is again notifying the states where rail transit systems operate that federal...

NTSB: Speed Kills, and We’re Not Doing Enough to Stop It

WASHINGTON (July 25, 2017) — The National Transportation Safety Board released Tuesday the results of its safety study on reducing speeding-related passenger vehicle crashes...

USDOT Picks Three New WMATA Board Members to Tackle Safety Culture

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced the appointment of three new Federal representatives, each with considerable expertise in safety, to...

Regional leaders aim to launch Metro Safety Commission by end of year

As the federal government withholds millions of dollars in transportation funding because regional officials missed a deadline to set up a Metro oversight commission,...

Federal rail plan disruptive

A federal plan to improve Northeast rail service calls for laying miles of new track through densely populated Fairfield County — a massive undertaking...