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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 weekNews : 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 weekNews : 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

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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

3 weeks 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

Washington Metro System Failed to Learn From Accidents, Report Finds

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the subway system had made “little or no progress” toward instituting a culture of safety.

New details emerge from 2015 fatal Metro fire

The National Safety Transportation Board (NTSB) released on May 3 its results on the investigation into the Jan. 2015 Yellow Line tunnel fire that killed one passenger and injured dozens more near the L'Enfant plaza station. These are the key findings.

'Something is fundamentally flawed' NTSB chairman on Metro safety

National Transportation Safety Board chairman, Christopher Hart said "something is fundamentally flawed" about Metro safety. Hart made the comments at a meeting on May 3 to release a report on the 2015 deadly smoke incident at L'Enfant plaza.

NTSB: Retrieving El Faro's Voyage Data Recorder Could Take Months

It likely will be months before the National Transportation Safety Board can retrieve the voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro.

USDOT Picks Three New WMATA Board Members to Tackle Safety Culture

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has announced the appointment of three new Federal representatives, each with considerable expertise in safety, to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) board of directors.

Search Team Finds El Faro’s Missing Voyage Data Recorder

The National Transportation Safety Board says a search team has located the El Faro’s missing voyage data recorder in 15,000 feet of water about 41 miles northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas, The missing VDR was located Tuesday morning by a team of investigators and scientists with the Woods Hold Oceanographic Institution. Show More Summary

Search Resumes for El Faro Data Recorder

The National Transportation Safety Board is set to resume its search April 18, 2016, for the vessel data recorder of the sunken El Faro cargo ship. The U.S.

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