Bells & Whistles—Wash. State Supreme Court delivers for Sound Transit

HART’s cost overruns for light-rail project have not reached a ceiling Initiative 976 struck down by Washington State Supreme Court CSX suffers derailment in Atlanta suburb Maryland takes over Purple Line project

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

HART’s cost overruns for light-rail project have not reached a ceiling

This is when a budget shortfall turns into a budget long fall. The latest estimates for Honolulu’s first light-rail system shows the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) coming up more than

Sound Transit

‘Justice for Seattle voters’: Initiative 976 is struck down by Washington State Supreme Court

The Washington State Supreme Court has struck down Initiative 976, which would have capped car tab fees at $30. The measure was passed by voters last November, and would have cost cities

Rail Group On Air: 2020 Crosstie Market Report

RT&S Editor-in-Chief talks with new Railway Tie Association Executive Director Ashley Goodin about the current and future situation of the crosstie market. Listen to more podcasts.

Norfolk Southern ready to pull up a chair an address closed bridge after city threatens lawsuit

To bring someone to the table, sometimes you have to have a lawyer handling the reservation. The city of Bluefield, W.Va., wants a solution for the Grant Street Bridge, which has been

SEPTA will use grant money on work-zone technology, complete streets project

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has been awarded a total of $1.2 million through two competitive federal grants, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced. The grants will be made through

Watch: Drone footage of girder placement on high-speed rail project

A drone along Avenue 88 in Tulare County, Calif., shows crews placing 19 of the 20 girders needed to form the superstructure of the grade separation. The shortest girders were nearly 59

RT&S October digital issue is now available

The October issue of RT&S features a story on the construction of the Tawatina Rail Bridge in Edmonton, Canada, the 2020 Crosstie Product and Market Report and a product overview of the

October Editorial: Once old is new again

I did not think I could look any better in my gray denim jacket with a wool collar, and the selfie proved it. “See, still looks good after all of these years,”

Maryland takes over Purple Line project after private firm walks away

The Maryland Transit Administration is taking over day-to-day management of the Purple Line project after Purple Line Transit Partners walked off the job. Hundreds of contracts are now being handled by the

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