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Various cost-effective maintenance practices for conventional track structures
Use determines a given maintenance strategy, but planning determines that strategy's cost effectiveness.
SEPTA to begin PTC roll out mid April
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will begin Provisional Revenue Service Operations for Positive Train Control following written authorization from the Federal Railroad Administration.
NJ Transit Board names Crosbie as executive director
In a unanimous vote, the New Jersey Transit Board of Directors appointed William Crosbie as the new executive director, effective on or about April 25, 2016.
Metro staff recommends light-rail for Southwest Corridor Plan
Staff of Metro, the Portland metropolitan planning organization, recommended light rail as the best kind of high-capacity transit to connect Portland and Bridgeport Village, Ore., for the Southwest Corridor Plan.
RTD Board approve Genova as GM/CEO
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved the contract for David Genova as the general manager and chief executive officer of RTD. Genova was chosen following an…
New York state budget includes $27B for MTA
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget,…
Sound Transit Northgate extension TBM completes one tunnel bore
The tunnel boring machine (TBM) mining the tunnel that will serve northbound Sound Transit light-rail trains to Northgate beginning in 2021 holed through the wall of its retrieval shaft at…
OC Streetcar moves closer to design, construction
Plans for the first modern streetcar in Orange County, Calif., took several steps forward when the Orange County Transportation Authority's (OCTA) Board of Directors approved a series of actions to…
SEPTA releases $1.4 billion FY 2017 Operating Budget
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has released its proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget and Fiscal Years 2018-2021 Financial Projections and plans to hold a series of public hearings on…
FASTRACK Returns to the 1 Line in Upper Manhattan
Beginning on March 28, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit's (NYCT) FASTRACK program returned to the 1 line in Upper Manhattan for two weeks. For four consecutive weeknights…
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