December 19, 2014

Szabo: ‘Rail is the transportation mode of opportunity’

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On July 30, Federal Railroad Administrator Joe Szabo addressed attendees of the SMART Transportation Division’s regional meeting in Anaheim, Calif., speaking about future endeavors the FRA has for the rail industry and about safety enhancements moving forward. “Rail is the transportation mode of opportunity, and we have to ensure continuous safety improvements, building upon the safest [...]

Anaheim meeting opens with town hall forum

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The SMART Transportation Division’s Anaheim, Calif., regional meeting began July 29 with a town hall forum at which SMART members were able to pose questions directly to the union’s leadership. More than 500 members, guests and presenters are attending the regional meeting. After opening ceremonies and remarks from SMART General President Joe Nigro and Transportation [...]

Anaheim regional meeting entertainment set

While the focus of the SMART Transportation Division’s regional meetings has always been on education for its members, attendees are provided the opportunity for a little relaxation as well. Those attending the Anaheim regional meeting scheduled for July 29-31 are in for a entertaining time starting with Sunday night’s welcome reception. Gifted Latin guitar soloist [...]

Regional meeting online registration now open

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Members planning to attend one or both of the UTU’s regional meetings this summer can now complete their registration online through the UTU website. The secure pages on the UTU website provide for safe and convenient registration. There’s no need for filling out a paper registration form or finding a postage stamp. UTU regional meeting [...]