L.A. train crash triggers questions of railway safety

Thursday, September 18, 2008

When 25 people died last week in Los Angeles in a head-on train collision, it highlighted the absence of important safety equipment, even on the nation’s most heavily used rail lines. With travelers increasingly seeking an alternative to road and air travel, funding and regulation of railways is not keeping pace.
Guest: John Ullmann, Professor Emeritus of Management at Hofstra University, has written extensively about railroad safety and oversight.

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