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NC:: Police Say Train Struck, Killed a Man in West Raleigh

Oct. 07--RALEIGH -- A man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train on a stretch of tracks near N.C. State University on Tuesday afternoon, according to police. The accident happened about 3:20 p.m., in the 600 block of Motor Pool Street near

AL: One Dead in Train, Vehicle Collision in Moody

Authorities confirmed an individual was killed when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a vehicle in Moody on Oct. 7. According to Moody Police Chief Thomas Hunt, at approximately 4 p.m. the train struck a Ford F-150 as it crossed the tracks at the intersection of Trail's End Lane and U.S. Show More Summary

PA: Pittsburgh Police Department to Expand Use of Body Cameras for Officers

Oct. 05--In a reversal of their position, Pittsburgh's top police officials will allow patrol officers to wear video cameras, even though it's illegal to record inside someone's home. The police bureau is expanding its use of body cameras,

The rail security debate: thwarted attack reveals network vulnerability

The attempted attack on a high-speed passenger train in August proved a sobering wake-up call for EU leaders, prompting an intense debate on railway security in Europe. But while a knee-jerk reaction from ministers delivered short-term measures acros…

News Roundup: Little Effect

Shoreline’s 145th St Multimodal Study Open House materials are online. You can participate in the “citizen exercise” through October 11th. ST Board approves reserved permit parking at some of its lots. SDOT taking over management of Pronto Bike Share. Show More Summary

Daily News Brief, October 8, 2015

RI Lawmakers Offer Alternative to Truck Tolls KY and IN Finalize Details of Cash-Free Toll System for Bridges Northern KY Lawmakers Question Feasibility of Tolling WSDOT's Call Center Hammered after...

VA: Virginia Beach Councilmen Propose Funding Cut for Light Rail, Referendum

Oct. 07--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Against the backdrop of a $33 million budget shortfall next year, two city councilmen on Tuesday brought forward different proposals designed to slow or derail a plan to bring light rail to Town Center. Councilma

MO: Joplin's First Trolleys to Go Up for Sale

Oct. 08--Joplin's original Sunshine Lamp trolley has reached another milestone -- the auction barn. The first boxy green and gold bus -- familiar for getting the city's trolley service on the road in 2007 -- will be one of the items up for

India: Live Monitoring Ensures Smooth Ride Back Home on Delhi Metro

Oct. 07--Just when passengers begin their commute at about 5.30am, a team of analysts gets down to work to ensure a smooth ride for them when they head back home in the evening. By 10am, the control room at Metro Bhawan has all the details

Saudia Arabia: Haramain HSR Project Undergoes Rigorous Tests

Oct. 08--JEDDAH -- Minister of Transport Abdullah Al-Muqbil checked on the progress of the multibillion-riyal Haramain high-speed railway this week, and rode on a train during a test run. Al-Muqbil inspected all components and stages of th

IL: Metra UP North Line Train Hits Pedestrian

Oct. 08--Metra's Union Pacific North Line was stopped Wednesday evening after a train hit a pedestrian, according to the rail agency. A train hit a pedestrian just south of Kenosha, Wis., said Metra spokesman Tom Miller. Miller did not hav

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