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Sound Transit breaks ground on Tacoma bridge replacement
Sound Transit broke ground on its Tacoma Trestle Track & Signal Project, which will replace an aging single-track timber railroad trestle with a concrete, double-track bridge.
FRA issues new rules to protect M/W workers, expands drug testing
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued two final rules to better protect railroad employees working on or near railroad tracks.
Metro-North, ConnDOT sign Walk Bridge “Partnering Letter"
Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) have signed a "partnering letter" agreeing to a strong, collaborative effort as plans are finalized to replace the Walk railroad bridge…
SEPTA Board approves FY 2017 operating and capital budgets
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board has approved Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2017, which is the 12-month period beginning July 1, 2016.
Contracts awarded for MTA station work; Hicksville work put on fast track
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded $7.5 million in contracts for preliminary engineering work at two stations at Willets Point, Queens.
CTC pulls, delays more than $175 million in rail project funds
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) adopted a five-year state transportation funding plan that cuts $754 million and delays another $755 million in highway, rail, transit, bicycle and pedestrian project spending…
Final approval for MTA’s five-year capital program gained
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can proceed with its largest infrastructure investment in its history following a key approval of its five-year capital program.
SEPTA continues PTC rollout with Fox Chase Line
Following the successful launch of Positive Train Control (PTC) on the Warminster Line in mid April, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) continued its strategic rollout of the technology with installation…
NICTD gains federal approval to develop double tracking project
A planned double track project in Indiana may move forward following a key approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
VRE completes Spotsylvania third track project
Virginia Railway Express (VRE) service began May 17 along a new third track built on CSX's right-of-way from the VRE Crossroads Yard to Hamilton.
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