Communities that use mass transit enjoy less tragedy. The Transportation Research Board shares a new journal article: "Traveling by Bus Instead of Car on Urban Major Roads: Safety Benefits for Vehicle Occupants, Pedestrians and Cyclists."...Show More Summary
Christopher A. Hart’s term as Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board concluded on schedule Wednesday and Vice Chairman Bella Dinh-Zarr will serve as the agency’s acting chairman. Hart will remain at the NTSB, applying his transportation…
A National Transportation Safety Board investigation has found that the air traffic control tower at a Massachusetts airport cleared a former mayor to land his small plane before it crashed … Click to Continue »
"Since 1976 there have been 16 vehicle-train collisions at this grade crossing prior to Tuesday's accident," the National Transportation Safety Board says.
The National Transportation Safety Board says a cruise ship returning from the Bahamas last year approached a Baltimore pier too quickly and at too steep an angle before it struck … Click to Continue »
Too much speed and too steep of an angle of approach is what led to the Carnival Pride allide with a pier in Baltimore Harbor last year, causing more than $2 million in damage, according to a National Transportation Safety Board marine accident brief released Tuesday. Show More Summary
A New York senator wants the National Transportation Safety Board to conduct an in-depth investigation of small plane crashes, following two incidents last month and at least 18 crashes in … Click to Continue »
The debate over bike lanes and street safety improvements took an ugly turn last night in Queens when a member of Queens' Community Board 4's transportation committee allegedly said that once Donald Trump rounds up "all the illegals, there won't be anybody to ride in bike lanes." [ more › ]
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says it will look into the "man, the machine and the environment" as it investigates a plane crash that killed a former Massachusetts mayor … Click to Continue »
The National Transportation Safety Board and other authorities are investigating a fatal small plane crash that occurred yesterday morning on Long Island, at Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach. According to Newsday, "The FAA saidShow More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report Thursday identifying the risks associated with the shared use of America’s Marine Transportation System by recreational and commercial vessels. The growth of both commercial and recreational…
The Amtrak engineer in a crash that killed two workers doing maintenance on a rail bed south of Philadelphia last year tested positive for marijuana, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued Thursday.
The National Transportation Safety Board Thursday opened the docket for its investigation of a 2016 Amtrak passenger train accident near Chester, Pennsylvania.
Documents that are part of a continuing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board also revealed the train’s operator tested positive for marijuana.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the flight of an EVA Air Boeing 777 that headed the wrong way after departing Los Angeles International Airport last month and narrowly missed crashing into Mt. Wilson. Keith Holloway, an NTSB spokesman, said Friday that the agency will...
The investigation into what caused the LIRR train to crash into the bumping block at Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday could take days, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating yesterday's Long Island Railroad crash in Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which injured 106 people, though most of the injuries were minor. Riders on board the train told reporters it crashed right into a bumping block at the end of the tracks, sending passengers flying and toppling them over "like dominoes." [ more › ]
If autonomous driving is going to succeed, those vehicles will need primo data to know how safely move from A to B. According to National Transportation Safety Board, there’s plenty of work to be done, and tech companies are reportedly slow-walking their response. Read more...
Citing a recent uptick in accidents at grade crossings, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Monday issued a safety recommendation asking 11 technology and delivery companies, including Apple and Google, to integrate the locations of more than 200,000 such crossings into their respective digital mapping products.
After investigating a crash for almost two years, the National Transportation Safety Board issued the recommendation to 14 companies, including Apple and Google.