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November 26, 2014

FRA issues roadway worker safety advisory

Safety Advisory 2014-02 Roadway Worker Authority Limits, highlights the need for railroads to ensure that appropriate safety redundancies are in place in the event an employee fails to comply with existing rules and procedures.

November 26, 2014

FTA launches voluntary examination of Chicago rail, bus operations

The purpose of the examination is to help CTA assess the strengths and weaknesses of the safety of operations and identify areas where the agency can further reduce risks and make other safety improvements.

November 26, 2014

China in talks to build India's first high-speed rail

The Delhi-Chennai high-speed rail corridor will see trains running at 300 km/h (186 mph), covering up to 1,754km (1,089 miles).

November 25, 2014

Appeals court rejects San Diego's highway, transportation plan

Environmental groups contend the plan far exceeds state targets for greenhouse gas emissions and too heavily favors more roads.

November 25, 2014

After streetcar plan defeat, Arlington looks to better buses

The city already evaluated a potential enhanced-bus line for Columbia Pike, back in 2012, as a possible alternative to the streetcar.

November 21, 2014

Bombardier people mover launches in Singapore

Is also upgrading the LRT signalling and communications sub-systems to enhance overall system capacity and to integrate new platforms at the Choa Chu Kang LRT station into the system.

November 21, 2014

Nonprofit bringing tech bus to low income Mich. areas

Logistics for the bus, sponsored by the nonprofit Information Technology Empowerment Center, are still being worked out, but its stops will most likely be in front of local schools, community centers and business parking lots.

November 20, 2014

Shuster to continue as chairman of House T&I

In a statement, he says he looks forward to building upon the committee's previous successes and continuing our work to reform federal programs, cut red tape, reduce regulatory burdens on businesses and families, and promote greater transparency and fiscal responsibility.

November 19, 2014

Amtrak calls for investigation of 2 freight operators

Agency says Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation are causing unacceptable delays for passengers traveling between Chicago and Washington, D.C., on the Capitol Limited service.

November 18, 2014

Report: Parking subsidies leave taxpayers shouldering $7.3 billion burden annually

Report found that the federal parking subsidy puts 820,000 more cars on America’s most congested roads in its most congested cities.

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