Commuter / Regional

New York and New Jersey leaders have reached an agreement on funding commitments and a governance structure that will allow the Gateway Tunnel Project to move forward.
In Chicago, the Metra Board of Directors approved a $945.5-million budget that provides for $759.8 million in operating costs and $185.7 million to fund capital improvements in 2016.
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver, Colo., says it's first in the nation to integrate Positive Train Control (PTC) technology in the actual construction of a rail system. The…
Wabtec Corporation signed a $27-million contract with Regional Rail Partners to provide Phase I signaling and communications systems, including Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment, for the new North Metro Rail…
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tapped New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) veteran Richard Hammer as the agency's acting commissioner and will formally nominate him to succeed Jamie Fox.
Nearly 5.3 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the first six months of 2015, according to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). This…
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has named Paul Wiedefeld general manager and chief executive officer. Wiedefeld will be formally appointed at WMATA's next board of directors meeting November 19.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, at its October meeting.
President Barack Obama signed H.R. 3819 the "Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015" on Oct. 29.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) released official information surrounding the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2015 program, which will provide $500 million for 39 transportation projects in 34…
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