Commuter / Regional

Newark Penn Station, the gateway for New Jersey rail travel throughout the region, turned 80 years old March 23.
Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3) and Mike Quigley (D-IL-5) introduced the Reassuring Adequate Investment in Lifesaving Systems (RAILS) Act, which reauthorizes the Rail Safety Technology Grant program to improve the safety…
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) and Metro-North Railroad this spring will be making critical repairs on the Devon Bridge on the New Haven commuter rail line and doing maintenance…
U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va) introduced the Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network (TRAIN) Act, which the senators say will reform the environmental permitting process for rail…
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to do a "Deep Dive" examination into measures to reduce collisions and deaths following what he called "a…
AXION International Holdings, Inc., received $1 million in orders for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be installed in a northeast-based transit line's rail yard and station.
The Metrolink Board of Directors unanimously appointed Art Leahy to chief executive officer, effective April 20.
U.S. Rep. and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Jeff Denham (R-CA) joined representatives from HDR, Inc., and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC)…
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…
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