Articles Tagged With: rail-safety
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April 2012

Dallas’ DART stepping up rail security in wake of shooting

Redeployed its 140 police and fare enforcement officers so it has a uniformed presence on every train.

March 2012

OCTA’s ‘quiet zone’ rail program enhances safety, quality of life

Orange County (Calif.) Transportation Authority’s quiet zone program work included the enhancement of 52 railroad crossings and helped silence train horns for local communities.

January 2012

Understanding the Complexity of Transit Safety

Safe transit systems are the reflection of how well safety has been ingrained into the fabric of systems and multiple sub-systems. When transit systems are not properly aligned, these systems and sub-systems will reach their safety limits, which may lead to catastrophic events.

May 2010

Transit Systems Target Rail Safety

With the upcoming 2015 deadline for installation, positive train control systems are a main focus for rail operators. Train car technologies that reduce passenger injuries in a collision and other security systems are also in the works.

May 2010

Fatal stabbing shows gaps in NYC subway surveillance

The MTA is still planning to activate 2,043 not-yet-operational cameras installed by Lockheed Martin Corp. Of those, 910 will be operational in June.

May 2010

L.A. Metro conducts safety crackdown on Blue Line

On March 24, officers from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Police Department wrote citations to motorists and pedestrians who ignored safety warnings near the Blue Line in downtown L.A.

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