Commuter / Regional

The U.S. railroad industry has been scrambling since 2008 to meet the requirements of an unfunded federal government mandate—namely, having Positive Train Control installed and fully operational by Dec. 31,…
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded New Jersey Transit $147,086,000 through the Federal Transit Administration's Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program for repair, recovery and resiliency projects associated with Superstorm…
Metrolink reached a critical milestone March 2, 2015, by launching Positive Train Control (PTC) in revenue service demonstration (RSD) along the its San Bernardino Line between Los Angeles and San…
The Massachusetts Department of Transporations(MassDOT) Board of Directors voted unanimously to make Frank DePaola, currently serving as highway administrator and MassDOT's chief operating officer, interim general manager of the Massachusetts…
In southern California, full Metrolink service on the agency's Ventura County Line resumed Feb. 25 after a vehicle on the tracks was struck the morning of Feb. 24. 24 by…
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has finalized the design for the new station in Hicksville, a $120-million investment meant to revitalize the region's busiest transit hub and kick-start residential and…
On Feb. 18, Sound Transit completed the permanent Tukwila rail station.
Metrolinx in Toronto, ON, Canada, issued a construction tender to build a second track on a five-kilometer (three-mile) section of GO Transit's Stouffville corridor to bring better transit to residents…
Denver Transit Partners' work for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project was recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as qualifying for the Star…
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received a $2.4-million, two-year grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
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