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A more collective approach is required for rail asset management

On the 23rd June 2014, the inaugural RISSB’s Rail Asset Management workshop was held in Sydney in front of broad range of industry. There was representation from rail operators, asset owners, constructors, consultants, suppliers and government which provided a real balance to the day. 448 more words

Rail

Making Rail Transit Safer – In Our Own Backyard

By Mark Rosekind, PhD

Summer in Washington and the city’s bustling Metrorail transit system is packed with tourists, interns, and the usual daily commuters including those I work with at the NTSB. 439 more words

Rail Safety

New Rail Safety Rules in Canada and the U.S.

Recently, both countries have issued new rules. According to this Reuters article, the Canadian measures are more stringent. See: Canada’s rail safety measures: earlier and tougher than U.S. 125 more words

Transportation

U.S. oil exports spike - and most of it comes to Canada

WATCH: All the controversy over pipelines and how much oil lies underneath Alberta might lead you to think we have more than enough to meet our needs. 642 more words

News

The Hindu - 16 July 14 - Continuing with the spoils system

The Hindu – 16 July 14 – Continuing with the spoils system

In the country’s multi-party polity, the role of Governors under the Constitution has been a sensitive aspect of Centre-State relations… 536 more words

The Hindu

Aligning rail safety regulations with Americans' is risky, short sighted: Opposition

The Conservative government’s recent, quiet move to conceal new rail safety rules from Canadians is part of a bid to align Canada’s policies with those of the United States, according to a spokeswoman for the transport minister. 616 more words

News

Sleep Apnea: Why Everyone Who Travels Is at Risk

By Mark Rosekind, PhD

The NTSB has long sounded the alarm on the subject of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), its adverse effect on sleep quality, and the significant safety risks associated with human fatigue in transportation operations. 442 more words

Highway Safety