Joe Gunther and the VBI team are investigating a murder and an arson case—both potentially related to an outbreak of ebola.When the body of a young woman is found near a trail at a popular ski mountain, the case falls to Joe Gunther and his team at the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI). They q...
Did you know that trains actually create economic opportunity and spur local economic activity?
Dallas Transit, where the Budd cars were purchased from, saw dramatic economic improvement from logically placed train stations, allowing efficient access to homes and businesses. Property values around these stations increased too.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has similar impacts to report. Every 1 dollar invested in rail attracts 10 dollars of local economic activity.
With 80-percent of Vermonters living within 1-mile of a train station, it seems silly to not invest in such an essential form of transportation. It will bring us to places we’ve never been before. Learn more at bit.ly/mayorsandtrains... See MoreSee Less
While the number of highway-rail crossing collisions, deaths and injuries has dropped over the past five decades, it’s still a startling fact that about every three hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train. The goal of Rail Safety Week 2018 (Sept. 23-29) is to raise awareness of the need for rail safety education, and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way.