Amtrak’s lagging safety management to blame for fatal derailment, NTSB finds

By Aaron Martin  |  November 17, 2017

A deficient safety management process across various levels of Amtrak led to a train derailment near Chester, Pennsylvania, in April 2016 that killed two people and injured 39, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced on Tuesday. Amtrak train 89 derailed while traveling from Philadelphia to Washington on the Northeast Corridor. After the train’s conductor spotted construction and equipment near the track, he engaged a safety brake that slowed the train from 106 mph to 99 m...

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Georgia Transportation Alliance backs Delta’s support of AIRR Act

By Debra Flax |
November 16, 2017

The Georgia Transportation Alliance (GTA) has joined with Delta Air Lines in supporting the 21st Century Aviation Innova...Read More »

CBP says 11 more international airports join Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival program

By Aaron Martin |
November 16, 2017

Eleven additional international airports will take part in a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that enables co...Read More »

MassDOT transition to all electronic tolling yields shorter commutes, steady revenue

By Transportation Today News |
November 15, 2017

A year after the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDoT) transitioned to electronic tolling on Interstate 9...Read More »

MEMA study shows ramifications of NAFTA withdrawal

By Chris Galford |
November 14, 2017

The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) released new research last week that determined withdrawal or d...Read More »

Global port leaders focus on potential for digitization to bolster supply chain efficiency

By Aaron Martin |
November 13, 2017

The potential for digitized ports around the world to make the global maritime supply chain operate more efficiently, an...Read More »

Federal fuel tax increase the only way to fund infrastructure upgrade, according to study

By Melina Druga |
November 10, 2017

A federal fuel tax increase is the only way to fund the Trump Administration’s infrastructure goals, an American Trans...Read More »

Rep. DeFazio calls for Trump Administration to advance rulemaking on connected vehicle technology

By Aaron Martin |
November 9, 2017

Citing the Department of Transportation’s core mission to promote public safety, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) called...Read More »

Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association urges White House to maintain CAFE, GHG standards

By Aaron Martin |
November 8, 2017

Citing significant investments made by motor vehicle suppliers in research and development, the Motor and Equipment Manu...Read More »

NASAO supports changes to flight time requirements for ATP certification

By Aaron Martin |
November 7, 2017

As work continues on an FAA reauthorization bill in the Senate, the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NA...Read More »

Several factors affect the future of plug-in hybrid vehicles, EIA says

By Melina Druga |
November 6, 2017

Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) adoption is affected by several factors, namely government policies, consumer preferenc...Read More »

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