Archive for June 4th, 2010

Rail Safety a Hot Topic in 2010

With so many people traveling in cars, buses and airplanes, who knew what a hot topic rail safety would be in 2010? It turns out the railroads had to submit a plan in April that showed how they were going to implement Positive Train Control. That’s basically a way to make sure if the train [...]

EgyptAir flight 990, United Airlines flight 93 families sought for reporting project

When passengers boarded EgyptAir flight 990, departing New York City early Halloween morning in 1999, it’s likely no one predicted one of their pilots was plotting his revenge against the airlines by driving the plane into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff. At least that’s one version of the story. The Egypt government disputes the [...]

National Team Family Photo

Here’s the crew that will be working together out of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Front (L to R): Ben Giles, Charlie Litton, Stevie Mathieu, Jenn Brookland, Robin Schwartz, AJ Maclean. Back (L to R): Ryan Phillips, Tessa Muggeridge, Ariel Zirulnick, Richie Duchon, Aarti Shahani.