CARS – Twin Cities Resource Materials

MN City Council Freight Safety Resolution Media Alert
November 10, 2015 
Minneapolis City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee Passes Freight Rail Safety Resolution

Media Alert about the FAST Act
December 16, 2015 
Not so FAST – the 2015 Transportation Act is Slow to Address Freight Rail Dangers Just as Oil Exports Increase Risk

Rail Safety Legislation before MN Legislature
April 27, 2016 Media Alert
Freight Rail Demand is Increasing: Rail Carriers Don’t Provide Hazardous Rail Shipments Data to Emergency Planners/First Responders, Additional State Rail Inspectors Needed

May 16, 2016
Comments by Citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities
Re:   Train Crew Staffing (Docket Number FRA-2014-0033)

September 9, 2016
by Citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities
Re: Hazardous Materials: FAST Act Insurance and Liability Study – Notice of Study  (Docket ID: PHMSA 2016-0074)

September 27, 2016
PHMSA Oil Spill Response Plans Comments
  by Citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities to U.S. D.O.T.
Re: Hazardous Materials: Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High- Hazard Flammable Trains (Docket ID: PHMSA-2014-0105)

Water in the Blast Zone
July 9, 2016

Slide Show and Fact Sheet

Draft Community Resolution on High-Hazard Freight Trains 
October 17, 2015

Rail Safety Caucus resolution
prepared by citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities
for 2016 Precinct Caucuses