U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is moving the safety oversight of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) rail operations to the Federal Transit Administration.
New York state, New York City and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) have reached an agreement on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program.
Union Pacific this week launched a new campaign exclusively on social media, urging drivers and pedestrians to think about their personal safety first and wait at grade crossings.
Wabtec Corporation has acquired the assets of Track IQ, a manufacturer of wayside sensor systems for the global rail industry. Track IQ has annual sales of about $15 million.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County received the 2015 "Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award" from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). The award was given to Houston METRO at APTA's annual meeting in San Francisco.
BNSF posted video of a project on its website showing employees installing a rare track component to address a bottleneck on the network in Vancouver, Wash.
Mike Wiley, general manager and chief executive officer of Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT), has announced plans to retire following a 38-year career. Wiley will transition from the chief executive position to a supporting role that SacRT says will ensure the continued success of the agency.
The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership introduced legislation to extend the deadline for U.S. railroads to implement Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report reviewing the process of Positive Train Control implementation. Bottom line: Most railroads will not meet the deadline.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent a letter to President Barack Obama outlining what they call "a viable funding framework to break the logjam over funding for a new trans-Hudson commuter rail tunnel."