Frozen switches causing delays on MBTA rail

Crews across the area are working to fix the problems.

D.C. Metro expected to appoint Jack Requa interim GM

Requa, who has been Metro's assistant GM, bus services since 2010, has held the job on an interim basis before in 2006 when interim GM Dan Tangherlini left to become D.C. city administrator in the Adrian Fenty administration.

NTSB Safety Alert highlights improving rail visibility

On railroads, LED railroad signals may mask nearby incandescent signals, preventing incandescent signals from being visible to train crews. If LED and incandescent signals are installed in close proximity to one another, the LED signal may appear brighter or closer, causing crews to confuse the sequence of the signals as they approach.

D.C. Chief Caps Transit Legacy with Strengthened System Safety

In addition to building a new safety culture, GM/CEO Richard Sarles spearheaded the replacement of buses, paratransit vehicles and the acquisition of new 7000 series railcars, as well as the development of the agency’s new strategic plan.

Seattle driver will not face criminal charges in fatal crash

Prosecutors said there is insufficient evidence to file vehicular-homicide charges against Aleksandr Rukhlin, who drove a Sound Transit bus through a red light and collided with a Ford Escape, killing two people and injuring their son.

FMCSA maintaining 50% random drug testing rates

The agency’s decision to maintain the current testing rate for bus drivers was based on data from motor carrier industry controlled substance lab test results and the 2012 drug and alcohol testing survey, as well as additional investigations

San Antonio driver celebrates 48 years accident free

Jesse Quintero has traveled approximately 3.9-million miles over his 48-year career and is one of only a handful of drivers nationwide to drive three million miles without an accident. He is expected to surpass the four million mile mark by the end of 2015.

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