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US Rail Safety Week

September 24 – 30, 2017

The fourth week of September marks the first national Rail Safety Week. The U.S. Department of Transportation and other associations aim to educate the public and remind us that railroads are dangerous. 123 more words

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CSX VP to Head DOT Hazmat Unit

A CSX executive will be named by President Donald J. Trump to become Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 166 more words

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DOT Taking TIGER Grant Applications

The U.S. Department of Transportation is taking applications for its TIGER grant program.

The program has $500 million set aside that will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that have a significant impact on the United States, a metropolitan area or a region. 112 more words

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Feds Decide Not to Fine United Airlines for Passenger-Dragging Incident

United Airlines won’t be punished by the federal government over the forced removal of a passenger from a flight in April that put a spotlight on the growing tensions between airlines and travelers on crowded flights. 171 more words

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Bus Public Transit Ridership Declining

Ridership of public transportation bus systems in the United State is on a steady decline across the country.

U.S. Department of Transportation figures shows that during the second quarter of 2017 city bus ridership fell 13 percent when compared with the same period in 2007. 108 more words

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Ports of Indiana to Benefit From DOT Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed nearly $79 million in grants for freight-related rail, port and roadway infrastructure projects under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. 173 more words

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DOT Inspector General to Review PTC Progress

At the urging of a South Dakota senator, the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation will review how railroads in the United States are implementing positive train control. 120 more words

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