Light-rail project that represents a ‘turning point’ begins in L.A.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has begun construction on the $898.6 million Airport Metro Connector Project that will directly connect the county’s transit system to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), providing a reliable, fast and convenient connection for passengers and airport-area employees.

Hurontario LRT project moving forward in Port Credit

Metrolinx GO is working on a major light rail project in and near Port Credit, Ontario.

New Trimble GEDO GX50 laser scanning system introduced

Trimble has announced a new laser scanning system for rail applications.

Rail installation nearly complete on Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

The Eglinton Crosstown light-rail transit (LRT) project has seen significant completion of the rail needed across the line.

Netflix refuses to binge post; Metrolinx tells content provider to back off regarding Eglinton Crosstown project

So is this Netflix and battle? The streaming giant recently went after the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project in Toronto.

Heaven sent from Washington? Sound Transit receives key funding for two projects

Sound Transit will be receiving some much needed federal funding for the Lynnwood Link and Federal Way Extension light-rail projects.

Fancy technology for preventing wildfires? None needed here!

No firefighting technology handy? Hire some goats!

SEPTA Trolley Tunnel to close for 2021 Trolley Tunnel Blitz, July 9-26

SEPTA crews will work around-the-clock for 17 days, tackling critical track and power maintenance, station upgrades, and intensive cleaning as part of the 2021 Trolley Tunnel Blitz.

Bipartisan infrastructure deal negotiations are hot and heavy in the Senate

The July/August Senate session will focus on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that Democrats hope to pass in the fall.

Metra to temporarily close West Hinsdale station for grade crossing replacement

Metra is replacing a grade crossing on the BNSF line.