In wake of NJ TRANSIT crash, feds target sleep apnea

The agency disclosed a policy change that will prevent engineers suffering from sleep apnea to operate a train unless they are being treated, while federal regulators prepare a safety bulletin that will urge all railroads to screen for sleep apnea.

FRA proposes safety standard updates for high-speed trains

The updates would offer an alternative method for evaluating how well passengers and crews are protected in an accident, often called crashworthiness.

Healthcare tech co. partners with Lyft to provide rides to surgery, rehab

PeerWell will now include transportation scheduling at select hospitals across the country.

ABA chief to represent motorcoach industry on federal committee

Role of committee is to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation on matters relating to the role of intermodal transportation in facilitating mobility with respect to travel and tourism activities. 

Suspicious device found on NY MTA bus

Discovered during a routine inspection, the device was attached with a large magnet to the bottom of the oil pan near the bumper.

Alstom to supply Shanghai metro with traction, train control monitoring

Line 10 includes two phases: phase one, which started revenue service in 2010, is around 23.4 miles long with 31 stations, and phase 2, which will add around 6.2 miles and 6 stations

Commuter rail making significant progress on PTC, study finds

Implementation is expected to cost the commuter rail industry more than $3.5 billion in capital expenditure, which includes over $16 million in spectrum acquisition, as well as $100 million annually in additional maintenance costs.

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