The deadly derailment of a Metro-North commuter train in New York Sunday may be adding a sense of urgency to the efforts of freight and passengers railroads to adopt technology that could prevent such incidents.
D.C. has rolled out 132 new traffic cameras to catch motorists blowing through stop signs and speeding through intersections, and researchers are launching a study on the impact they have on pedestrian and driver safety.
Most D.C. taxicabs accept credit cards now, but the rollout of the payment option has been anything but smooth. Those troubles are causing some to look back at an original deal that would have brought the same systems to all the cabs, a deal that fell apart.
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