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February 28, 2013

Mineta Institute releases TRB high-speed rail videos

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and other experts are featured in a set of seven videos from a day-long workshop on the future of high-speed and intercity passenger rail.


December 5, 2011

Texas Transit Institute releases sustainability guidebook

Offers state DOTs and other transportation agencies a series of practical, easy-to-use tools to integrate sustainability into current agency performance measurement programs.


January 28, 2011

NTSB: Accidents show need for new safety culture perspective

Chairman Hersman discussed four investigations across all modes of transportation, highlighting several accidents that claimed the lives of dozens and encouraged attendees to embrace lessons learned to prevent future accidents.


January 26, 2011

NTSB chief to speak at TRB Annual Meeting

Deborah A. P. Hersman, who is expected to share her perspective on transportation safety for all modes, is the twelfth Chairman of the NTSB, an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause of transportation accidents, promoting safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.


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