Today Disney World, tomorrow Disneyland. No, it’s not backwards motivation. It is the vision of Virgin Trains USA, which is eyeing a high-speed rail route between Las Vegas and Los Angeles now
Author: Bill Wilson
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) now has a Safety Review Panel that will conduct an independent and transparent review of MBTA safety practices and past incidents. The panel also will help
After an extensive search, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has named a new executive director: Carolyn Gonot. Gonot has spent the last 25 years in the transit industry, most recently with the
The first of the two phases of the ION Light Rail Transit (LRT), the region of Waterloo’s new rapid transit system in Ontario, Canada, was launched June 21 at Kitchener’s Fairway station.
In response to the Federal Railroad Administration dropping a rule that would require a two-man crew in locomotives, the state of Ohio is upping the stakes. House Bill 186 would make a
Military officials in Nevada are breathing a sigh of relief after a train derailment near Wells, Nev., on June 19. The 22-car Union Pacific train went off the rails, causing I-80 to
City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, members of the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) for Memphis and Shelby County, the Greater Memphis Chamber and other government officials met June 19 at Vossloh
Sometimes New York and New Jersey are bitter rivals, but when they come together it can be a sweet endeavor. The two states are joining forces to pass the necessary funding for
The state of Washington recently passed a crude-by-rail law, and there is at least one neighboring state that sees it as a major hazard.
For the first time Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has an executive level chief of staff, and the honor goes to David Schulze.