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Building Innovation is a collection of stories by 90.5 fm WESA reporters about the Pittsburgh region focusing on efficient government operation, infrastructure and transportation, innovative practices, energy and environment and neighborhoods and community.

Safety Recommendations Could Strengthen Pennsylvania Railroad Infrastructure

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Concerns have been mounting regarding increased traffic of oil trains traveling through the Pittsburgh region.

Governor Tom Wolf released a report Monday by Dr. Allan Zarembski focused on the safety of Pennsylvanians and protecting people from the potential of Bakken crude oil train derailments. In the report, Dr. Zarembski presents 27 recommendations. He joins us by phone to discuss what they are.

 

Assessment of Crude by Rail (CBR) Safety Issues in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Governor Tom Wolf