Rapid Transit / Light Rail

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) revised its schedule for three current and future SafeTrack surges.
Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.
Rail transit consultants LTK Engineering Services (LTK) announced Aug. 15 it has begun work for the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) on a study to improve the FrontRunner commuter rail service. 
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) resumed service in Baltimore a day early on Aug. 14 after what was originally scheduled as a 24-day partial shut down…
Metrolinx and Ontario announced improvements to the area's Dufferin St. Bridge to take place as part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.
Pennsylvania’s State Transportation Commission (STC) has announced updates to the state’s 12-Year Transportation program, effective Oct. 1.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a final rule that provides the framework for FTA to monitor, oversee and enforce transit safety, based on the…
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) may include additional weekend closures in the SafeTrack schedule to address issues identified following the East Falls Church derailment and updated steps taken to…
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