News bites: Seeing silver

Your morning transportation speed-read:

The new Washington, D.C. Metrorail Silver Line is coming close to fruition.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has faulted a parade for a freight train crash in Texas.

A woman was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in California.

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee (D) has called a special session to deal with transportation issues.