Hyperloop to build full-scale track next year

The Quay Valley, Calif. Hyperloop track will be built using HTT’s tube, capsule and station models. It will be instrumental in optimizing passenger system needs —...

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N.Y. MTA reviewing safety in wake of car, train collision

The Feb. 3 crash sparked an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train and sent pieces of third rail stabbing through the passenger area. The woman driving the SUV, as well as five men on the train, were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash

D.C. Metro launches new anti-harassment ads

The ads feature hands representing different races and genders to illustrate that harassment is not exclusive to any one group or sex. The concept was developed in collaboration with advocacy groups Collective Action for Safe Spaces and Stop Street Harassment, who have worked closely with Metro on this issue.

Report finds need for 24-hour San Francisco BART service

Currently, BART must shut down overnight for necessary maintenance work. The working group in its report recommended further study of the challenges to overnight BART service, but recognized that ultimately a second Transbay Tube may be necessary to ever have truly overnight transbay rail service.

Metrolink train collides with truck, derails

The VC Line 102 train, which was headed southbound to Los Angeles, hit the produce truck around 5:45 a.m. The truck caught fire and five train cars derailed with three landing on their side. The driver of the truck fled the scene, but was detained for questioning. No fatalities were reported.

MCI delivers first Commuter Coach to Broward County

Designed for higher speeds, the Buy-America-compliant, Altoona-tested MCI Commuter Coach uses a high-floor design that raises passengers and the driver above traffic, along with a long-travel suspension for a smooth ride.

1 in 5 riders face unwanted sexual behavior on L.A. Metro, survey says

As part of a semi-annual customer review, the agency asked more than 22,000 bus and rail passengers if they had experienced "unwanted sexual behavior including, but not limited to, touching, exposure, or inappropriate comments" over a six-month period.

Trans/Air announces availability of three new solutions

The company manufactures a full line of climate control systems. Units, parts, service, warranty, and new or aftermarket installations are available through factory owned operations or a network of distributors throughout North America.

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