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Two unions sue BART board over contract snafu
Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) largest unions, SEIU 1021 and ATU 1555, filed a lawsuit against members of the transit agency's board of the directors, challenging the directors' action on…
Rep. Maloney introduces legislation to help passenger railroads fund PTC investment
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY-18) introduced the Commuter Rail Passenger Safety Act, to help commuter rail lines, such as Metro-North, fund and implement positive train control (PTC) systems.
Mongeau: CN is a true backbone of the economy
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National, said the railway's reach, service, innovation, understanding of its customers' markets and commitment to delivering safely make it a true…
Twin tunnels completed for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension
Construction of the twin tunnels is complete for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE). The final segment of tunneling was finished when tunnel boring machine (TBM) "Torkie" broke through the…
MWAA says more testing needed before Silver Line Phase 1 is ready
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) said that additional tests are needed on Phase 1 of the Silver Line, focusing on software updates related to the automatic train control system,…
BART completes Transbay Tube earthquake safety retrofit work
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has completed one phase of the Transbay Tube earthquake safety project ahead of schedule.
CP names Demosky as EVP-CFO
Canadian Pacific appointed Bart Demosky to executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective December 28, 2013; Brian Grassby will retire as the company's senior vice president and CFO…
TriMet installs vegetated trackway at future light-rail station
The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project is taking sustainable transit further with a pilot installation of eco-track on SW Lincoln Street downtown.
Valley Metro light-rail extension receives environmental clearance
Phoenix's Valley Metro has received the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the 1.9-mile Gilbert Road light-rail extension.
Rep. Andrews introduces legislation calling for independent rail inspectors
U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) introduced two pieces of legislation he says would improve rail safety.
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