Railroad Safety

Survey: Workers Think NJ TRANSIT Values On-Time Performance Over SafetyA survey has revealed that NJ TRANSIT workers believe those in charge think being on time is more important than being safe.
Schumer, Blumenthal Propose Bill To Force Implementation Of Railroad Safety TechnologySchumer, D-N.Y., and Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Sunday delays are unacceptable for adding the communications and signaling system called Positive Train Control.
CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Recalls Horror Of SUV Being Hit By LIRR TrainA woman shared her frightening story Tuesday about getting struck by a Long Island Rail Road train at a crossing this week.
Rockland County Eyes Vehicle-Detection System, 4-Arm Gates At Railroad CrossingsThe county is looking to install crossing gates with four arms -- which make it difficult for drivers to navigate around.
Schumer, Blumenthal Seek Rail Safety 'Overhaul'Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal say they want to "overhaul'" rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents.
Metro-North Commuters Give Railroad Grade Of D+ In Online SurveyMany respondents said they noticed no improvement over the last few months and the most common complaint was late trains.
NJ Transit To Conduct Top-To-Bottom Safety ReviewAt its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the agency approved spending nearly a half-million dollars on an outside consultant to conduct a comprehensive safety review.