August 28, 2013
Transportation officials estimate the project will deliver $241 million in travel time savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 34,000 tons annually.
June 20, 2013
The 'Rail Crossing Locator' works by prompting users to enter a specific location, which then allows them to locate highway-rail grade crossings in their area and retrieve important information
April 18, 2012
Officials say that it appears, anecdotally, to have “changed the way people behave.” The agency has also replaced sound walls that blocked pedestrian views of trains and added pedestrian swing gates and extra signs to improve safety at rail crossings.
June 24, 2011
An Amtrak train was traveling from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif., when it was stuck by a truck at about 11:25 a.m. PT on Friday. Numerous fatalities and multiple injuries have been reported.
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