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Posted on October 7, 2009

Metrolink installs video cameras on locomotives

 

LOS ANGELES — In response to the fatal 2008 rail accident in Chatsworth, Calif., Metrolink has added video cameras to all 52 of its trains. For the full story, click here.

 

New RTC Chief: transit to boost local economy

 

RENO, Nev. — Lee Gibson, the new executive director of Washoe County’s Regional Transportation Commission, says that upcoming transportation projects will be critical to turning the local economy around. For the full story, click here.

 

Signage blamed for bus crash changed

 

ATLANTA — Confusing road signs that contributed to a 2007 crash of a motorcoach carrying the Bluffton University baseball team have been replaced. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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