Guest on The Infra Blog: Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration

Posted by Steve Anderson on Monday, January 24th, 2011

Joseph C. Szabo is the twelfth Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator, responsible for overseeing the operations for the eight hundred plus person organization; managing a comprehensive railroad safety assurance program and regulatory initiatives; enforcing railroad safety laws and regulations; developing and implementing national freight and passenger rail policy and financial assistance programs; and overseeing wide-ranging advanced research and development projects in support improved railroad safety.

Joseph Szabo:

The importance of high-speed rail

Creating a rail system that meets market demands

Learning through experience

The role of the Federal Rail Administration

Getting the most out of infrastructure investment

Where high-speed rail works best

Where to look for high-speed rail in the future

Why Americans aren’t engaged

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