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Texas AG Paxton wants SCOTUS to let states determine blocked rail crossing rules, TRA has a better solution

January 12th, 2023
January 12, 2023 - TRA Austin -Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined an Indiana-led cert-stage amicus brief that calls for the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case that would allow states to set standards and penaltiesvwhen trains...

TRA calls for increased state rail grade-crossing safety funds

September 20th, 2020
September 18, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates has urged the Texas House Transportation Committee to increase the budget for rail crossing safety, citing that the state ranks #1 in collisions and injuries and #2 in deaths in the...

FRA, NHTSA kick off grade-crossing safety campaign, Texas included

April 30th, 2019
April 23, 2019 - Progressive Railroading - The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week relaunched a $5.6 million safety awareness campaign urging people to take greater care at grade crossings. In 2018, 270 people were killed at railroad crossings....

Oklahoma DOT starts upgrading 300 rail crossings

October 13th, 2015
October 13, 2015 (Special to TRA) Approximately 300 rail crossing locations on highways, city streets and county roads in Oklahoma are set to become safer and more visible. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is putting these areas on a fast track...

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