Union Pacific's Kansas infrastructure will see $120 million in improvements as part of the railroads 2015 capital plan. Between 2010 and 2014, the railroad has spent more than $482 million to strengthen the state's transportation infrastructure.
Stakeholders gathered at the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center in California on Monday afternoon to mark a number milestones toward the construction of Orange County's first modern streetcar.
Operational efficiency and capacity along the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor has improved with the opening of 5.2 miles of new double track at two locations along the 351-mile corridor.
Union Pacific has outlined details of its capital investment program in Minnesota, Colorado and Iowa with a planned $79 million investment in the three states.
California's Sacramento Regional Transit District (SACRT) has activated high voltage wires above the light-rail tracks along the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.
Union Pacific's week of infrastructure reveals continues with plans to perform $51.5 million in work on the railroad's Wyoming infrastructure.
BNSF was one of three companies that will work with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on a Pathfinder research partnership initiative to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will allow the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) to issue bonds in order to fund implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The 20th Annual AAR Research Review was held March 31-April 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the Hotel Elegante. The review brought approximately 550 attendees to the event, which had a theme of "Research Innovation for Current and Future Needs of North American Railways."
Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have introduced their version of a Positive Train Control (PTC) extension bill that joins a similar effort introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO).