A union leader says some employees of Washington’s Metro transit agency are still reluctant to report safety lapses because they fear retribution.
Earlier this week the NTSB handed down another safety recommendation, and the result is a long, hot and crowded summer on Metro.
No anomalies have been found in Amtrak 188’s braking system, signals or track geometry in a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board.
The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a two-day investigative hearing into an electrical malfunction that filled a Metro tunnel with smoke in January, killing one person and injuring dozens.
Federal investigators say they aren’t sure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train involved in last week’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
Federal investigators say Washington’s Metro transit authority did a poor job using ventilation fans to push smoke out of a subway tunnel during a fatal accident last month.
A federal investigative team headed from Washington to New York to investigate a commuter train crash that killed six people.
An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday.
Federal safety officials say there were marginal visual meteorological conditions when a private jet crashed into a house in Maryland, killing six people.
The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.