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TSA appoints rail members to transportation security committee
April 12, 2019
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has formed the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee, which will advise the agency on se...
Operation Lifesaver sets Rail Safety Week dates for U.S., Canada
February 17, 2019
Rail Safety Week will be observed Sept. 22-29 in the United States and Canada, Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) and Operation Lifesaver Canada jointly a...
AAR: U.S. railroads post slight traffic gain in Week 49
December 16, 2018
U.S. rail traffic grew 3.1 percent to 570,225 carloads and intermodal units during December's first week compared with traffic levels the same week a...
FRA's Ries receives Operation Lifesaver's Champion Award
October 26, 2018
Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) has presented its Champion Award to the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Ronald Ries.
Established in 2010,...
2017 Company Picnic
October 22, 2017
Railroad exec: Richland crossing will have new guards eventually
October 18, 2017
RICHLAND, Wash. — The guard rails and flashing lights you normally see at a railroad crossing have been pretty quiet at one Richland intersection.
These projects should make your commute safer and faster. Here’s where your taxes are going
June 11, 2019
There’s a bit of something for everyone in the $9.8 billion transportation package lawmakers approved last week in Olympia.
The budget reaffirms the co...
After 30 years with the Port of Benton, top executive has decided to call it quits
June 6, 2019
Scott Keller, the Port of Benton’s longtime executive director, is retiring, the port announced Tuesday.
Diahann Howard, director of economic dev...
U.S. rail traffic decline continued in Week 16
April 26, 2019
U.S. railroads' traffic volume fell 2.4 percent to 526,141carloads and intermodal units for the week ending April 20 compared with the same week in 20...
FTA proposes changes to joint project development guidance
April 24, 2019
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting comments on proposed changes to its guidance for transit agencies seeking to pursue joint devel...