Metra, the commuter rail division of Chicago's Regional Transportation Authority, approved a 2018 budget that raises fares and cuts some trains in a bid to close a $45-million operating deficit.

 

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad has announced the completion of improvements along the Port Jervis Line between Port Jervis and Harriman, which began on Sept. 11.

Two federal loans totaling $382 million will help the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) with its positive train control (PTC) project.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a final rule to expand its current drug testing panel to include a greater array of opioids among USDOT-regulated industries.

Amtrak has announced several track renewal projects in New York Penn Station as part of its Infrastructure Renewal program that rolled out in summer of 2017.

 

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is addressing "Slippery Rail" season as changes in the weather cause leaves to fall from trees and onto rail tracks.

Rehabilitation projects to rail infrastructure have been included in a funding commitment from the governments of Canada and Quebec to improve the Montréal area's transit system.

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved rail and gate expansion work that is expected to boost capacity at the Garden City Terminal.

The Port of Oakland is progressing a plan 15 years in the making to expand onto a former Army base.

The state of California is looking to assume federal environmental responsibilities for the California high-speed rail project.

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