Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Amtrak's Vermonter service will be running on a revised schedule beginning March 18, between St. Albans, Vt. and Washington, D.C., reducing overall travel time by up to 28 minutes.

The Honolulu Authority of Rapid Transportation (HART) received $67.5 million in federal funding for the rail project as part of a $1.55-billion grant agreement between HART and the Federal Transportation Authority.

St. Louis Metro completed its $10-million light-rail interlocking project near the UMSL South MetroLink Station, located at 7798 Natural Bridge Road in St. Louis County, Ms.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to return 1 train service to one loop platform of the storm-ravaged South Ferry subway station in the first week of April.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) revealed the names of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will excavate and construct the Central Subway tunnels.

Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (FECI) appointed Donald Robinson as president and chief operating officer for All Aboard Florida, an intercity passenger rail system that will connect South Florida to Orlando.

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors approved the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension light-rail project from Azusa to Montclair, Calif., as well as certified the Final Environmental Impact Report.

In Georgia, the Atlanta Streetcar project received its first delivery of track on Edgewood Avenue. Crews lowered seven sections of rail into the trackbed near the intersection of Bell Street and Edgewood Avenue and will continue the installation east along Edgewood Avenue towards Jackson Street.

The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) has eliminated 54 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort, due to a $45-million negative swing in finances from 2011 until now.

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates California's Caltrain, adopted an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA).

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