National Transportation Safety Board officials have said PTC could have prevented scores of accidents — including a 2013 Metro-North train crash in The Bronx that killed four people. More recently, the board said the technology could have saved lives in the 2015 Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, which killed eight people. “It could have prevented those accidents,” said Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at the watchdog Regional Plan Association. “It is something that should be installed everywhere, but there isn’t the money and the resources to do it.”
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