WASHINGTON — The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the launch of an iOS smartphone mobile application, the Rail Crossing Locator, which provides the public with easy access to safety information about the nation’s more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings.
The politics of austerity still hold the world in a vise-like grip and today’s employment report provides another view of that failure, despite U.S. job creation barely above what’s needed to accommodate new entrants into the labor market.
Within today’s 7.6% unemployment rate are millions of people who could be building our economy.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has again delayed the effective date of a final rule on adjacent track roadway worker safety. The rule now will go into effect July 1, 2014, instead of July 1, 2013.
In November 2011, the FRA published the final rule, which originally was scheduled to take effect on May 1, 2012.
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program prides itself on delivering the most valuable worker safety training available. Peer Instructors are members of the railroad labor community and take pride in offering the latest and most up-to-date information, teaching techniques and peer support.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The devastating May tornadoes have left most Oklahomans stunned and wondering what they could do to help. United Way of Central Oklahoma advises that monetary donations are the best way to assist.
House Rail Subcommittee Chairman Jeff Denham, R-Calif., said at a hearing on Tuesday that "on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak earns a substantial 'above the rail' operating profit ... Amtrak has also seen significant ridership increases on its state-supported routes which connect metropolitan areas less than 750 miles apart.