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Storm erosion causes partial suspension of Md.'s RailLink service

Rail| July 23, 2018

It is anticipated that Light RailLink service will need to be suspended for approximately two weeks to complete repairs.

3 more states attain FTA safety oversight certification

Security and Safety | July 10, 2018

With the recent announcement of North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Washington state, 17 states have now achieved SSO Program certification.

Government Issues| June 1, 2018

FTA allocates $277M in Emergency Relief funds

Approximately $232.3 million will be dedicated to response, recovery, and rebuilding projects, with $44.2 million going toward resiliency projects.

April 24, 2018

Amid Automation Trend, Here's Why We Still Need Bus Drivers

The driverless option will severely impact the four million commercial drivers working in the U.S., according to a 2014 Goldman Sachs report. These figures suggest the loss of 25,000 jobs per month during the height of the autonomous vehicles saturation into the industry.

Management & Operations| September 7, 2017

NJ Transit looks to purchase 25 acres to protect trains during flooding

Locomotives and railcars stored in two separate rail yards were damaged by flood waters following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.

Security and Safety | August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Red Cross mounts massive relief effort, how to help

Help people affected by Hurricane Harvey by visiting redcross.org, calling 1- 800-RED CROSS or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Management & Operations| August 29, 2017

VIA providing free service to hurricane evacuees

Thousands seeking shelter, assistance offered complimentary fares throughout VIA service area.

Rail| July 13, 2017

[Video] N.Y. MTA's New South Ferry Station

The South Ferry Terminal Complex, which was completely destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, was completely overhauled and now features retractable flood doors at station entrances and 6,000-pound steel marine flood doors throughout the station, as well as hardening of other entry points for water including vents, manholes, hatches, conduits, and air ducts. 

Sustainability| September 20, 2016

Transit Infrastructure Must Be Made Resilient to the Effects of Climate Change

The transportation system of metropolitan New York was significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy — including New York City subway and Amtrak rail tunnels damaged by flooding — and the after effects are still being addressed.

Security and Safety | November 13, 2015

TriMet: Communication breakdown to blame for flooded train

The agency has come up with a to-do list — with two-week deadlines — to address the communications breakdown and avoid a mess during the next winter storm. However, a storm is expected this weekend.

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