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Sorry, Woody Allen: The UES Will Get Some Of Those 'Unacceptable' Bike Lanes After All

The Upper East Side bike lane battle has been a simultaneously hilarious and depressing epitome of what happens when the Department of Transportation asks community boards for their input on relatively simple street safety improvements: first, Community Board 8 itself asked the DOT for more bike lanes. Show More Summary

The Latest: Third attempt to land plane in Texas was halted

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the small plane crash in Houston (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says the pilot of a plane that crashed into a car near a Houston airport halted a third attempt to land just before the aircraft plummeted to the ground. NTSB investigator Tom […]

US safety agency studying Michigan bike crash that killed 5

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Federal safety investigators are taking a rare look at a crash that killed five bicyclists in southwestern Michigan. Eric Weiss, a spokesman at the National Transportation Safety Board, says investigators were at the scene Thursday. He says the NTSB’s highway safety staff could make recommendations to prevent a similar tragedy. Weiss […]

Ice caused deadly Gaithersburg crash

The National Transportation Safety Board found the pilot in a fiery Gaithersburg plane crash that killed six did not respond to ice building on the wings of his jet.

Investigators Set Mission to Recover El Faro’s VDR

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is set to launch a mission to recover the voyage data recorder (VDR) of sunken cargo ship El Faro.   The VDR, belonging to U.

Mission to Recover El Faro’s VDR to Launch in July

The National Transportation Safety Board next will launch the mission to recover El Faro’s voyage data recorder located in about 15,000 feet of water near the Bahamas early next month, investigators announced Monday.  The VDR of the U.S. Show More Summary

Investigators Probe into Houston Ship Collision

NTSB to meet to consider collision Houston Ship Channel collision The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it will meet June 7 to determine the probable cause of the March 9,

Shattered Turbine Blades Found in Ignited Korean Air Jet Boeing Engine

A Japanese Transport Safety Board investigation has revealed shattered turbine blades in the Korean Air Boeing 777-300 jet that ignited on the runway of Tokyo's Haneda International Airport on Friday, the Kyodo news agency said Mond...

US NTSB Offers Help EgyptAir Missing Plane Investigation

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is prepared to help Egypt investigate an EgyptAir passenger missing flight.

Blame the railroad industry and lobbyists, not the Amtrak engineer

I heard the headline from CBS News on my car radio: “NTSB to cite operator error in deadly Amtrak derailment.” The news story came on the eve of the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB)  public hearing regarding the May 2015 disaster outside of Philadelphia. The derailment killed eight passengers and injured 200 others. The subsequent…

NTSB: Amtrak engineer distracted in fatal crash

The National Transportation Safety Board announced the results of its year-long investigation into the Amtrak wreck that killed eight people and injured 159 in Philadelphia in 2015.

Investigators Blame Distracted Amtrak Engineer For Fatal Derailment

At a National Transportation Safety Board hearing today, federal investigators reported the findings of their year-long investigation into last year's fatal Amtrak derailment, in which Northeast Regional Train No. 188 bound for New York City from Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Investigators: Amtrak Engineer May Have Lost Sense Of Place Before Deadly Crash

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The National Transportation Safety Board said Brandon Bostian may have thought he was past a curve when he accelerated to 106 miles per hour. The derailment killed eight people.

Amtrak Engineer Distracted By Radio Before Deadly Derailment, NTSB Says

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The National Transportation Safety Board says the engineer of the speeding train that derailed last year, killing eight people, was distracted by radio transmissions, a source told NPR.

Amtrak Engineer Of Deadly Philadelphia Crash Was Distracted By Radio Traffic: Report

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that the engineer of an Amtrak passenger train that crashed in Philadelphia in 2015 was distracted by radio traffic, NBC News reported on Monday, citing an...Show More Summary

Feds to probe South Texas bus crash that left 8 dead, 44 hurt

The National Transportation Safety Board says it is sending a team to investigate the wreck.

One Year After Fatal Amtrak Derailment, Still Waiting For Answers

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a meeting next week to detail the probable cause of the accident, which killed 8 people and injured more than 200.

US Aims to Recover El Faro VDR in Next Few Months

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board hopes to recover the voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro, which sank during a hurricane killing all 33 crew on board,

America's Socialized Transit

Randal O'Toole On the heels of a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report that found that Washington Metro “has failed to learn safety lessons” from previous accidents, Metro general manager Paul Wiedefeld will announce a plan today that promises to disrupt service for months in an effort to get the lines safely running again. Show More Summary

Plane Hit Bald Eagle Before Crashing In Alaska, Killing 4

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Four people were killed after their plane hit a bald eagle in Alaska last month, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday. On April 20, a Cessna 172 crashed shortly after takeoff in a wooded area outside of Anchorage,...Show More Summary

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