Intercity

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) received five qualified bids for the next 60-mile phase of high-speed rail construction from Fresno south to the Tulare-Kern County line near Bakersfield, a…
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in…
American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President and CEO Michael Melaniphy reiterated the commuter rail industry's commitment to Positive Train Control (PTC) installation but said Congress needs to help cover PTC…
The Office of the Auditor General of Canada issued its 2013 Fall Report and criticized Transport Canada's safety management system (SMS) of the nation's rail network saying the department "needs…
A University of Texas, Arlington (UT Arlington), feasibility study of high-speed rail in Texas shows that trips between most city pairs that use existing Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) right-of-way…
With the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure moving to organize a mark-up on the rail reauthorization before Congress adjourns for the year, the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)…
A bipartisan coalition of 10 senators introduced legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation's…
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) says that Amtrak has developed a plan to greatly and quickly improve the conditions of the East River Tunnels used by every Long Island Rail…
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is concerned Transport Canada's lack of firm action indicates there is no clear strategy in place to address the rail safety issues identified…
The Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train), has terminated its agreement with Union Pacific, effective October 31, 2013, citing an alternative capital plan which will relieve the company from…
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