Intercity

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics added a new safety section to the Multimodal Transportation Indicators that will track seasonal and long-term rail fatality trends. The latest…
Amtrak is creating a new Emergency Management and Corporate Security department to integrate existing company-wide efforts into a single, cohesive unit to more effectively prepare for emergencies and disasters, mitigate…
The National Association of Railroad Passengers 2012 Dr. Gary Burch Memorial Safety Award was presented by the Burch family to three Amtrak employees for their groundbreaking work on the monitoring…
The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance to create the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, a way to leverage private investment for transformative infrastructure projects and guide the city's renewal of these…
Amtrak long-distance equipment will now receive safety inspections, servicing and maintenance in an upgraded, more efficient and environmentally designed facility in Hialeah, Fla., that will dramatically improve capacity, efficiency and…
The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the Fiscal Year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill by a vote of 28-1. The measure will now be reported to the…
Amtrak named DJ Stadtler the new vice president of operations, overseeing the railroad's transportation, engineering and mechanical departments, effective immediately.
The Federal Transit Administration celebrated Earth Day by unveiling a new environmental benefits website highlighting a commitment to investing in affordable, innovative and sustainable public transit alternatives that reduce the…
Amtrak is being recognized by the Transportation Security Administration for earning the agency's Gold Standard on the railroad's most recent Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancements (BASE). This designation recognizes Amtrak's…
The completion of a CA$6.9 million (US$6.89 million) project to restore VIA Rail Canada's heritage train station in Vancouver, B.C., was celebrated on April 13.
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