It has been more than 50 years since NTSB first called for the implementation of positive train control (PTC) technology. The final PTC deadline occured on December 31, 2020.
On January 14, 2021, Member Jennifer Homendy hosted a virtual discussion with current NTSB Chairman and former NTSB Chairmen and staff to look back on the history of PTC, explore the future of rail safety, and celebrate the progress and the benefits of this lifesaving technology.
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: Streaming on Windrose Media http://ntsb.windrosemedia.com/.
See the discussion on NTSB's YouTube Channel
Member Jennifer Homendy
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Former Chairman Christopher A. Hart
Former Chairman Deborah A. P. Hersman
Former Chairman James E. Hall
Staff from the Office of Railroad, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Staff from the Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications
Staff from the Office of Transportation Disaster Assistance