NTSB: Mechanical failure caused fatal Seattle crash

Improper manufacturing by Ride the Ducks International, the vehicle manufacturer, and inadequate maintenance by Ride the Ducks of Seattle, the vehicle owner and operator, resulted in the axle failure that subsequently led to the loss of vehicle control.

Metro-North Railroad to receive up to 94 M8 cars for New Haven Line

The new cars will come outfitted with security cameras and positive train control equipment when they are delivered to the railroad.

Subway deaths lead N.Y. MTA to discuss doors, 'controllers' for platforms

Members of the New York MTA board revived talks about installing the equipment after a recent uptick in train deaths — some deemed suicides and others the result of people being pushed.

Broken rail disrupts morning Amtrak, NJ Transit, LIRR service

The LIRR said some westbound trains on at least seven branches were being canceled or diverted because of the broken rail. Nearly a half-dozen NJ Transit lines were experiencing at least 30-minute delays.

First Transit employee named 'Master Technician of the Year'

Bryan Mitchell of Rochester, N.Y., earned the highest composite score on the ASE certification exams.

NTSB urges improved passenger rail oversight

Chairman Christopher Hart said at a press conference that U.S. mass transit has "gone for decades without any systematic oversight."

FMCSA orders S.C. church to immediately cease passenger operations

In September, a motorcoach commercially operated by Sandy River Baptist Church was transporting a junior college football team when a front wheel failed, causing the vehicle to swerve and strike a median guardrail and a concrete bridge support, killing four.

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