A trailblazer in rail, Molitoris remains a champion of safety

Jolene Molitoris poses with current and former U.S. Department of Transportation officials at a March 15 ceremony where she received a lifetime achievement award from the American Public Transportation Association. She donned a pink feather boa in recognition of fellow WTS International “sisters” who attended the ceremony. As FRA administrator from 1993 through 2000, Molitoris oversaw a historic period of improvement in railroad safety. APTA

As FRA Administrator from 1993 through 2000, Jolene Molitoris was a “tireless,” “tenacious” and “a force of nature who wouldn’t take no for an answer,” as friends and colleagues characterize her. And Molitoris continues to champion rail safety today, as RailPrime's Julie Sneider writes. 



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