Michigan has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) ahead of next year’s deadline, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Aug. 16.
Railway supply industry veteran Bruce Wise has joined Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) as director of Business Development.
An agreement on a project to improve commuter rail service on an historic route between Indiana and Chicago will have a follow-on economic benefit for a short line freight carrier, too.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board approved a $30 million contract to F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates, LLC. on Aug. 15 for renovations at the Grand, Chicago and Division Blue Line
The government of Canada, through its Rail Safety Improvement Program, is contributing CA$335,000 (US$255,043) to upgrade the signal system of a Quebec grade-crossing.
The steering committee advising on the TriMet Southwest Corridor light rail project recommended a route for the Portland, Ore., line on Aug. 13.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are partnering up to deploy an advanced portable passenger screening technology that officials said will help detect weapon
Union Pacific (UP) has made multiple executive management appointments, which the Class 1 announced Aug. 15.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) provided a second quarter 2018 update to progress the commuter rail industry has made toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).
A $5.1-million rail project to perform drainage and rail corridor improvements in High Point, N.C., is complete. The project was a partnership between the city and the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR).