Thelma Drake next Federal Transit Administrator

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; February 14, 2018 The White House announced late on Feb. 13 that…

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Senate confirms Batory, others to DOT posts

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Stephanie Beasley, Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; February 14, 2018 SENATE…

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FINALLY! Senate confirms top rail safety official

By David Shepardson, Reuters; February 13, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed late on Tuesday a former…

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Trump budget proposes again to cut federal funding for Amtrak in half, which Congress has rejected

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, KING 5 News NBC; February 12, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump proposed again in his…

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Top U.S. Railroad Official Out After Reports of Moonlighting

By Arit John, Bloomberg Politics; February 10, 2018 Heath Hall has resigned as a top official with the Federal Railroad…

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New Jersey Senators Booker, Menendez slam Trump on rail safety as Democrats block nominee

By Curtis Tate, Staff Writer, NorthJersey.com; February 9, 2018 HOBOKEN — New Jersey’s U.S. senators ripped into the Trump administration…

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Amtrak CEO to Testify Before U.S. House in Wake of Accidents

By David Shepardson, Reuters, U.S. News & World Report; February 8, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Richard…

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