Help wanted: Women needed for U.S. chips manufacturing plan to succeed
Over the next decade, the Biden administration wants to add 1 million more women in construction jobs.
For whom the (Pa. Turnpike) toll tolls
Priorities for rail safety bill debated in U.S. Senate hearing with Norfolk Southern CEO
A few Democrats on the panel also criticized railroads for an overemphasis on profits and stock buybacks, saying money should instead be spent on workers who could improve safety.
Pa.’s Deluzio teams with N.Y. lawmaker on railroad safety bill
The proposal is companion legislation to a bill now before the U.S. Senate.
What hazardous materials travel on trains around New Jersey? It’s a secret
The Association of American Railroads lists 18 pages of hazardous materials transported by rail around the country.
East Palestine was ‘H.G. Wells War of the Worlds stuff’
The Feb. 3 train crash along the Pa/Ohio border has people worried about their health and the future of their communities.
U.S. Senate Leader Schumer calls for safety audit into all major railroads after Ohio derailment
The call comes more than a month after a Norfolk Southern train went off the tracks miles from the Pa. border.
Why the humble city bus is the key to improving U.S. public transit | Opinion
Many U.S. cities are coming around to the idea that buses are the future of public transit and are working to make that vision real.
What Norfolk Southern’s accident reports say about the company and industry
Norfolk Southern has seen 163.6 derailments and 2.9 hazardous material releases per year on average, according to federal data.
A Norfolk Southern policy lets officials order crews to ignore safety alerts
Norfolk Southern disregarded a similar mechanical problem on another train that months earlier jumped the tracks in Ohio.
Pa. Senate bill would create database of inspection info for Pa. bridges | Tuesday Morning Coffee
PennDOT would maintain the database under a plan by a W.Pa lawmaker.
Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge to reopen at the end of December, less than a year after collapse
'This is not just a city of Pittsburgh celebration or victory,' Mayor Ed Gainey said. 'This is a state victory because we got it up quicker than ever before.'