C3RS: SMART-TD and Norfolk Southern agree to anonymous safety reporting

SMART Transportation Division began a new era in rail safety and worker protection by working with Norfolk Southern to accept and act on anonymous safety reports. How it Works The one-year pilot program, called the Close Call Reporting System (C3RS), is similar to one airline [...]

NS becomes first Class I carrier to sign onto C3RS reporting system

Joint safety initiative provides employees confidential forum to report safety issues   ATLANTA and INDEPENDENCE, OH (January 29, 2024) —  Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers – [...]

Remembering MLK

SMART-TD shares with the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the dream that people should be judged not by the color of their skin, their nationality nor their religious beliefs, but by the content of their hearts. King’s brilliance, vision, leadership and ultimate personal sacri [...]

SMART Transportation Division announces members of Bus and Transit Assault Prevention and Safety committee

Independence, Ohio — The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers — Transportation Division (SMART-TD) has announced the members who will participate in the Bus and Transit Assault Prevention and Safety (BTAPS) Committee. This committee, [...]

TD members overwhelmingly vote to authorize strike action against SEPTA

Phone: (216) 228-9400  Fax: (216) 228-0411   Email: news_td@smart-union.org  The results of a strike vote authorized in October by SMART Transportation Division President Jeremy Ferguson on the Southeastern Philadelphia Transportation Authority (SEPTA) were fin [...]

SMART-TD BNSF members ratify tentative agreement addressing quality-of-life issues

Phone: (216) 228-9400 Fax: (216) 228-0411 Department Email: news_td@smart-union.org INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (Nov. 3, 2023) — SMART Transportation Division (SMART-TD) members working under the proposed agreement voted, with approximately two-thirds in favor, to ratify a tentative a [...]