MBTA officials have announced that another $1 billion will be needed to complete repairs on the agency’s Orange and Red lines.
The SEPTA board has approved the purchase of land for the King of Prussia line project.
Texas commuter rail TEXRail, a subsidiary of Trinity Metro, the transit agency for Tarrant County in north central Texas, got a visit from the FTA this week.
This year at Innotrans, the annual railroad trade fair held in Berlin each year, U.S., Canadian, and European rail supply groups pledged to collaborate more effectively from this point forward.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority, in collaboration with Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture, announced the opening of the Jackson Avenue Grade Separation, the first completed high-speed rail structure in Kings County.
Union Pacific is about to embark on a major tie project over 45 miles of its Metra UP-North Line. The portion of the line receiving the new ties runs from Kenosha and Chicago, and the work will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
On Sept. 9, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced that $25 million will be awarded to the Salmon Bay Bridge project by the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson has reported extensively on the challenges posed by the fragile Del Mar bluffs, and San Diego County’s regional planning agency appears to be ready to take concrete action to address the tenuous situation.
The top news stories of the week ending Sept. 9.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released the draft environmental document for the more than 30-mile segment between Palmdale and Burbank in southern California.
Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7, Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago will be closed at Kilbourn Avenue for the remainder of the year as part of Metra’s project to replace the bridge over the roadway and rebuild the Grayland Station.
The MBTA’s Capital Delivery Bridge & Structures team will replace the Commercial Street Bridge in Lynn, Mass. from Sept. 16-20.
The replacement of a 112-year-old, swing-style rail bridge that spans the Hackensack River from Kearney to Seacaucus, N.J., known as the Portal North Bridge, is just one of a series of projects in Amtrak’s Gateway Program.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in collaboration with contractor Tutor-Perini/Zachry/Parsons, announced the Avenue 15½ Grade Separation in Madera County is now open to traffic.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors has certified the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) and approved the approximately 43-mile project for the San Francisco-to-San Jose section.
The Gateway Program’s Portal North has been in the news lately. A project south of Portal North deserves equal attention.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors approved contracts to advance design of the 52.4 total miles that will extend the project into Merced and Bakersfield.
Few rail projects have received as much ink, photographic, and video coverage as those attempting to develop high-speed rail (HSR) in North America.
Brightline and a bipartisan coalition of congressional officials announced a grant award of $25 million from the U.S. DOT’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program.
The top news stories RT&S was covering the week ending Aug. 12.