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Regulators Pull Plan To Test Truckers, Train Operators For Apnea

Two U.S. agencies withdraw a proposal to screen truck drivers and train operators for apnea, a year after saying it “can cause unintended sleep episodes and resulting deficits in attention.” 13 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Mosier okays UP railroad settlement

A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations. 9 more words

Hood River News

Photo Essay #4, part 1: Smyrna's Transportation History, 1828-1870

The following photo essay, presents over 50 images with commentary relating to aspects of the transportation history of Smyrna and South Cobb up to 1870. 2,708 more words

Points South

This Summer, PATH, New York’s Puny Train, Is on the Big Stage

The PATH may be the country’s least appreciated, most unprofitable subway system. But this summer it is carrying many riders displaced by emergency repairs at Pennsylvania Station. 79 more words


Rail spur upgrade to benefit Elgin

Track to be upgraded for first time since 1960s.

With a state grant funded through ConnectOregon and additional funding from the Boise Cascade Corporation, construction is under way to upgrade part of the train track that leads into the Boise Cascade timber plant between Hemlock and Baltimore streets in Elgin. 16 more words

La Grande Observer

State to study high-speed rail in Western WA

The state ordered a $300,000 study of “ultra high-speed” rail between Portland and Vancouver, B.C. Such a project could be costly. A bullet train project between Los Angeles and San Francisco is expected to cost $64 billion. 39 more words

State Of Washington