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
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
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
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
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
My latest article about the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. Enjoy!
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