NTSB retrieves data, video recorders from NJ Transit train crash

During a press briefing, NTSB officials said they expect the recorders will be able to provide investigators with “speed information, throttle positions, braking system information and about 100 other parameters.”

Metrolink files suit against its railcar manufacturer

The suit, which was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in the wake of a Metrolink train that derailed in Oxnard last year, alleges breach of contract and breach of warranty and seeks unspecified damages from Hyundai Rotem Co.

New Orleans streetcar derails 2 days after launch

There were no injuries from the minor incident, and the driver was the sole occupant during the incident. Preliminary results have shown no defects of the switch or the streetcar.

Continental invests majority stake in smart fleet tech provider Zonar

Zonar's complete suite of solutions drives safety, efficiency and fuel savings — from drivers to dispatch to administrative operations.

SEPTA's regional rail system back to regular schedule 2 months after defect found

Fleet of 120 Silverliner Vs were taken out of service on July 1 following the discovery of cracks in equalizer beams on most of the vehicles.

DDOT questions DC Metro's ability to protect ADA passengers using Uber, Lyft

Specifically, DDOT is calling into question the tech companies’ diver screening processes and disability training, as well as their ability to comply with the same American with Disabilities Act requirements that apply to taxicabs companies, such as accommodating wheelchairs and service animals.

NTSB: Event recorder was not functioning on day of NJ Transit crash

Officials are hopeful the data recorder in the cab control car in the front of the train is functional, but investigators haven’t been able to extract that recorder because it’s under a collapsed section of the train station’s roof.

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