Commuter / Regional

Dear Railway Track & Structures and Rail Group News readers, Happy New Year. January 1 marked my first day as publisher of the Simmons-Boardman Rail Division, which consists of Railway…
The Federal Transit Administration has accepted the Honolulu rail transit project into Final Design, the final phase of the project's development before executing a Full Funding Grant Agreement with the…
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) reported that a train operated by its subsidiary Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) derailed in the vicinity of the Edith River bridge, approximately…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road launched a pilot of LIRR Train TimeTM, a digital service that provides real-time train arrival status to customers using mobile devices or…
The Seattle-area Sound Transit Board of Directors adopted a 2012 budget that includes more than $700 million for new construction, as Sound Transit continues building the mass transit expansions voters…
United States Department of Transportation awarded $511 million in TIGER III discretionary grants to 46 capital construction projects in 33 states, of which $279 million of funding will go to…
A joint venture between AECOM Technology Corporation, its Tishman Construction arm, and STV, was awarded a $19 million contract by the Moynihan Station Development Corporation in partnership with the Port…
Portland-area TriMet's ridership during the month of October showed strong upward trends and reached new records. For the month, there were 8.8 million trips taken on buses, MAX and WES…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the overwhelming demand for TIGER grants has once again far surpassed the available funding.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, which oversees all surface transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), held a ceremony to rename Muni's Geneva Yard…
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