Sometimes a football field is more than a place to play football.
For Chris Battaglia, principal of Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove in Baltimore, Maryland, a new athletic facility under construction is an urban field of dreams, a safe, clean gathering space for students and families in a neighborhood plagued by crime and lacking some of the basics. (There’s no supermarket nearby, for instance.)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 20, 2017/3BL Media/– CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) was honored this week at the Women Executive Leadership (WEL) Florida annual Corporate Salute Event for advancing gender diversity in corporate boardrooms. WEL is a member-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women serving on corporate boards and in executive suites by advocating, educating and connecting accomplished leaders.
Communicating the critical importance of exercising caution around railroad tracks isn’t always an easy task – especially when you’re trying to reach teens and young adults. Beginning in 2014, CSX railroad decided to pursue an innovative, new approach to reach this target audience: communicating directly through their peers.
Unprecedented public-safety initiative delivers critical, life-saving information to drivers, pedestrians, schools, and rail passengers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Safety is CSX’s highest priority, and this week the railroad is partnering with the non-profit Operation Lifesaver, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), other freight railroads, Amtrak, commuter rail-service providers, customers and law enforcement agencies across its 23-state network to raise awareness about how to be safe around railroad tracks. Through public events, informational displays and social media messages during the week of Sept.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CSX (Nasdaq: CSX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and one of only three transportation companies included on the North American index in 2017.
In May 2015, CSX broke ground on a major project: reconstructing Washington, D.C.’s 110-year-old Virginia Avenue Tunnel. This project represents a major infrastructure improvement to fix a historic freight bottleneck in the congested beltway transportation system.
Safety is and has always been a priority for CSX, guiding every aspect of the company’s operations. CSX works tirelessly to prevent rail-related injuries and accidents at all levels through educational programs and initiatives to help protect employees, the public, and the communities in which we operate.
The summer season is a great time to revisit CSX’s “Tips for Staying Safe Near Trains or Tracks”:
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/– CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) has released its seventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, titled “Moving Forward.” The report documents CSX’s commitment to responsibility and its 2016 performance across environmental, social, and governance topics. CSX’s responsible business practices center around creating value for our customers, increasing shareholder returns, improving the environment and enhancing the communities in which we operate.
Program Sponsored by CSX supports community projects that will distribute more than 1.7 million pounds of food each year in Nash and Edgecombe Counties
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Conservation Fund today announced the grant recipients for the On Track with Healthy Foods grants program, sponsored by CSX. Nine community- and faith-based groups will receive grants to increase access to healthy foods in vulnerable and underserved communities in the Twin Counties.