Commuter / Regional

Ridership increased significantly on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad in 2015, giving a significant boost to the economic health of the regions they serve, said the Metropolitan…
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) joined the federal, state and local public officials and neighbors in South Acton, Mass., on January 30, to…
Connecticut has allocated $17.5 million in state funding for the design, engineering and construction of a new rail yard on the Metro-North Railroad Danbury Branch Line in Norwalk. The funding…
The Sound Transit Board of Directors has selected Shimmick Construction to design and build a $13.2-million expansion of the agency's Sounder layover facilities in Lakewood, Wash.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved the final major contract for the East Side Access project, which will build and finish four platforms and eight tracks for the…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) released its first "State of the Industry Report" focusing on the key challenges, accomplishments and innovations within the freight railroad industry. This initial, five-chapter…
In Austin, Texas, the Capital Metro board of directors selected AECOM to conduct the Central Corridor Transit Analysis, a study designed to create connected, sustainable transportation solutions for Austin's Central…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) plans to install a battery storage network, which will help reduce operating costs, ensure energy resiliency and support the stability of the energy grid.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says the state plans to make improvements to the Harrisburg Transportation Center and surrounding areas to improve the quality of life for residents and businesses.
The Fordham Plaza, a major intermodal public transportation hub in the heart of the Bronx in New York City, is now open after major reconstruction work. The project improves access…
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