Bells & Whistles—A sinkhole and a sinking budget

Is the path to the passage of a major infrastructure bill already growing weeds? Sound Transit looks at later project completion dates to help temper affordability gap Unusual rail movement at grade

Unusual rail movement at grade crossing leads to sinkhole discovery in Bethel, Conn.

When railroad tracks move the way they weren’t made to move, an investigation is necessary.

May Editorial: The unbearable crossing

Dangerous is not always pulled after the expiration date.

Metra releases ambitious 2021 infrastructure repair/construction agenda

Spring traditionally marks the beginning of construction season across the Chicago region and the Metra system is no exception. Work has already started on Metra’s 2021 construction program and will continue throughout summer and fall.

Rail Group On Air: Squeezing a third track in the existing right-of-way

In this episode of Rail Group On Air, RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with the leaders behind the LIRR Mainline Expansion Project.

Illinois looks to improve safety at almost 500 railroad crossings

The Illinois Commerce Commission approved its annual five-year Crossing Safety Improvement Program to begin implementing highway-rail safety capital projects for local roads across the state.

Mississippi city was not ready for grade-crossing work, creating a commuter nightmare

Miscommunication in Picayune, Miss., had both commuters and railroad workers red-faced, but for entirely different reasons. Work at grade crossings on Jan. 11 caused instant traffic issues after the company behind the

University wants to be involved in grade-crossing project decisions in Pembroke, N.C.

The University of North Carolina-Pembroke would like to be part of the equation. Pembroke plans on executing grade crossing work this summer, and during a meeting on Jan. 4 a spokesperson for

Bells & Whistles—MTA steps in to fix LIRR’s budget issues with rail projects

FRA publishes final rule for state highway-rail grade crossing action plans Maryland to pay $250 million in Purple Line settlement U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces $544.3 million in federal funding

App aims to improve grade crossing safety

Transportation technology firm TRAINFO has introduced an app that provides drivers with predictive highway-rail grade crossing blockage information so they can avoid traffic delays and safely approach crossings. TRAINFO technology shares “when, where,

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