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NJ Transit Train Safety Concerns
State Legislators Hear Commuters’ Safety Fears Concerning NJ Transit

New Jersey Commuters Voice Concerns at Safety Meeting Many residents of New Jersey recall the recent fatal NJ Transit train… Read More

NJ Transit and Train Safety
NJ Transit to Spend $32.5 Million on Train Safety

More than $32 Million Will Ensure NJ Transit Meets Positive Train Control Installation Deadline  How safe is public transportation in… Read More

sleep apnea testing train operators
New York and New Jersey Senators Seek Regulatory Changes to Ensure Safety on Mass Transit Systems

Charles Schumer and Other Senators Call for Sleep Apnea Testing in Public Transit Operators Are public transit systems in New… Read More

Hoboken NJ Train Accident
Was Negligence the Cause of the Fatal Hoboken Train Crash?

Tragedy recently struck the New Jersey Transit’s Hoboken Terminal when a speeding train crashed through several safety barriers before ultimately… Read More

Federal Funding to Prevent Train Accidents

Following Amtrak Crash, Funding Goes Toward Fatal Train Derailment Prevention What is the federal government doing to make rail travel… Read More

SEPTA Train defects
Recent Inspection of SEPTA Trains Reveals Potentially Hazardous Defect

SEPTA Passenger Railcars and Structural Defects According to a recent article from Philly.com, SEPTA authorities in the Philadelphia area have… Read More

Bronx Metro North Pedestrian Accident
Fatal Commuter Train Accident in NYC Metro Area- Can They Be Prevented?

Metro-North Train Strikes Bronx Pedestrian on Tracks Commuter trains can be dangerous whether you are a pedestrian or a passenger…. Read More

Amtrak Train Safety System
Deadly Amtrak Accident May Have Been Prevented With New Safety System

Passenger Train Safety System Goes Live According to a recent article from NJ.com, Amtrak officials have unveiled a new safety… Read More

Philadelphia Trolley Accident
SEPTA Trolley Accident in Philadelphia

Nearly Two Dozen Injured, One Fatally, in Trolley Bus Collision How dangerous are SEPTA trolley buses? Should Philadelphia residents be… Read More

amtrak train accident
$200 Million Damages Cap for Victims of Amtrak Train Accident

Injuries Capped for Amtrak Crash The recent Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia has left victims and their families wondering about the… Read More

Merto North Train Accident
Deadly Train Accidents Prompt New Safety Recommendations

NTSB Makes Recommendations Following Metro-North Crash The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met recently in Washington to discuss a series… Read More

Metro North Crash
Rail Transit Accident in the Bronx

At the beginning of December, a Metro-North train heading south into Grand Central Station derailed as it took a sharp… Read More

amtrak train accident
Amtrak Train Accident Takes Life of Philadelphia Man

Train accidents are more common than many suspect, and they often result in death and serious injury. Still, many prefer… Read More