Biden will sign an order Thursday requiring those in airports, airplanes, ships, intercity buses, trains and public transportation to wear a face mask while travelling.
The derailment occurred after a train collided with debris on the trackbed as it pulled into the station, causing a wheel to slip free.
The idea of sitting on a train for a journey that could last over a day might not sound too appealing to most, but is it a cleaner and safer alternative to flying amidst the coronavirus pandemic?
Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn said in a memo to employees Tuesday that up to 20 percent of the company's workforce will be eliminated as an "essential adjustment" to cope with financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Setting aside the major impact on commuters, for leisure travelers this is transformative," says Virgin Trains USA president Patrick Goddard.
Virgin Trains had to quickly reassure prospective buyers that the deal is, in fact, real.
Thousands of unaccompanied minors have claimed asylum in Germany.
Alstom's Coradia iLint train only emits steam into the atmosphere.
The S-stock trains were introduced onto the London Underground network in 2010.
The onboard streaming app will offer 200 hours of digital films and TV shows.
Two of the detailed cars were leaking ethanol, officials say.
Injuries were reported.
The incident occurred on a high-speed train traveling between Tokyo and Osaka.
The company said it's trying to improve safety in the wake of the deadly crash earlier this month.
The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia, cited "serious and disabling" injuries from the May 12 derailment that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others.
Positive train control (PTC) automatically slows or even halts trains that are moving too fast or heading into a danger zone.
At least seven people were reported killed and dozens injured as a result of the derailment Tuesday night.