1. Essential book informs members about railroad safety laws

    What Every Railroad Worker Should Know“What Every Railroader Should Know,” written by Lawrence Mann, rail safety coordinator to SMART Transportation Division’s Designated Legal Counsel (DLC), is an extensive and comprehensive survey of federal railroad safety law as it pertains to...
  2. Senators introduce bill making it a federal crime to assault passenger rail personnel

    On the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Amtrak conductor Michael Case in Naperville, Ill., U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D – Ill.) introduced S. 2861 — The Passenger Rail Crew Protection Parity Act — a...
  3. National Legislative Director Risch addresses NARVRE

    SMART Transportation Division National Legislative Director John Risch addresses the NARVRE biennial convention May 21 in Iowa.SMART Transportation Division National Legislative Director John Risch addressed the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees (NARVRE) in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on May 21, touching on the current national political climate and the...