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April 10, 2014

NTSB offering rail investigation seminar

"Rail Transit Party Process Training," which will be held on April 30, is to provide information to help participants in investigations better understand the procedures and the processes involved so they can work more effectively with the NTSB.


April 9, 2014

NTSB opens docket on Metro-North derailment

Included are crew interview transcripts, engineer medical information, rules compliance testing records, and track inspection and signal records.


April 3, 2014

Q'Straint opens new research facility

The facility features state-of-the-art technologies such as a HYGE crash simulation system and Phantom high-speed cameras to help study the dynamics in a crash environment as they relate to wheelchair passengers.


March 24, 2014

Maine group to hold forum on accessibility challenges

Being held after several passengers experienced difficulties accessing transportation both during the winter and at bus stops that are in poor condition.


February 27, 2014

Lytx names driver, coach of the year winners

Honors drivers and coaches among the hundreds of organizations currently using the DriveCam program to improve overall fleet performance.


February 25, 2014

Detroit overhaul plan would boost fares, security

As part of the proposed blueprint for remaking the city filed in bankruptcy court, the department discussed several inefficiencies as well as a plan to address them over the next few years.


January 28, 2014

Airport transportation fuels James River Transportation's growth

In November 2013, METRO Magazine spoke to Stephen Story about James River’s top-notch driver training and safety programs.


January 9, 2014

Megabus earns TSX safety rating

Fairfax, Va.-based TSX is an independent safety rating organization that provides safety ratings of more than 300,000 passenger and freight carriers.


January 6, 2014

U. of Michigan pilots late-night, off campus bus route

Will run through neighborhoods typically occupied by students. The route, funded by student groups, will supplement U-M’s free on-campus Safe Ride service. The university’s Central Student Government called for the service to help increase student safety off-campus.


December 26, 2013

New York MTA names new director of security

Raymond Diaz will oversee security for the agency, including coordinating security efforts with the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the National Guard, NYPD and State Police, as well as the MTA Police Department.


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