By Robert Sumwalt
Last week, a personal trainer lost his life next to railroad tracks near Atlanta. He was the second fitness guru to die this year on railroad property in the process of making videos. 755 more words
A bill that would require two-person crews aboard Amtrak and most freight trains operating in Minnesota passed out of two Senate committees last week. The safety measure is a top legislative priority of the… 396 more words
TORONTO – The transportation ministers of Ontario and Quebec are expressing concern to their federal counterpart over the increasing number of train derailments.
Steven Del Duca and Robert Poeti sent a letter to Transport Minister Lisa Raitt on Friday over what they call the growing number of “very serious and unacceptable train derailments” across Canada. 389 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and democratic lawmakers have released their newest proposal Friday morning, calling for 75 railway safety projects across Minnesota.
If passed, the plan would invest $330 million over the next decade in construction of safer railroad crossings in Minnesota. 478 more words