trains http://wrvo.org en Utica's Union Station honors 100 years of service http://wrvo.org/post/uticas-union-station-honors-100-years-service <p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 11:59:30 +0000 Gino Geruntino 56236 at http://wrvo.org Utica's Union Station honors 100 years of service Albany not ready for crude oil accident http://wrvo.org/post/albany-not-ready-crude-oil-accident <p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 11:19:09 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 56113 at http://wrvo.org Albany not ready for crude oil accident Cloud technology deployed to make railway crossings safer http://wrvo.org/post/cloud-technology-deployed-make-railway-crossings-safer <p>In 2010, dance instructor Katie Lunn was on her way home from the American Dance Awards when her SUV was struck at a crossing by a Chicago-bound Amtrak train, killing her.</p><p>“None of the warning signs had activated. No lights flashed, no bells rang and the gates stayed up. Katie had no idea that the crossing was inactive, and neither did the railroad.”</p><p>Tim Myers, a co-founder of RocInnovations, says Katie isn't an outlier.</p><p>Despite an overall decline in the past 20 years, in 2012 there were almost 2,000 incidents at railroad crossings in the U.S., and 300 were fatal.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:16:38 +0000 Kate O'Connell 39512 at http://wrvo.org Cloud technology deployed to make railway crossings safer