February 20, 2014
Officials for the Los Angeles-based commuter rail service vowed to act a year ahead of the mandated federal deadline for the positive train control technology.
November 7, 2013
Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), called for the hearing months before the recent deaths of BART worker Christopher Sheppard, 58, and contractor Laurence Daniels, 66, regarding concerns about "unresolved" BART workplace safety issues in recent years, the report said.
October 2, 2013
Attuned to the contact between trains and tracks, the sensors can detect potential problems like excessive vibrations, mechanical defects, or speed and temperature anomalies.
June 23, 2009
Includes provision requiring installation of anti-collision technology – positive train control – on railways shared by passenger and freight trains.
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