FTA Issues Safety Advisory for Rail Workers
FTA on Dec. 31 directed all rail agencies
nationwide to review safety practices of track workers and report back
in coming months.
DOT Lists Top 2014 Transportation Challenges
DOT's Office of Inspector General says that improving oversight of surface transportation spending and implementing expanded Federal Railroad Administration responsibilities will be among the biggest challenges
facing the department in 2014.
SAVE THE DATE
APTA's 2014 Legislative Conference will take place March 9-11 in Washington, DC. The conference offers sessions with key members of Congress, Hill staff, administration officials, and Washington opinion makers. It is critical that you attend this year as MAP-21 expires in September. Sign up now!
IN THE MEDIA
Our nation's transportation infrastructure is in many places crumbling before our eyes. Raising the gas tax would help fill the budget gap while
updating and improving our transportation systems.
More than 50 percent of Bay Area residents said they would support a sales tax increase to expand mass transit through expanded bus service and passenger rail.
Jet-powered snow throwers are keeping New York's public transit systems running in a blizzard.