Long Island Rail Road

FRA reports says a signal malfunction caused Memorial Day weekend crash on the Long Island Rail Road

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) says a Memorial Day weekend collision involving two Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) trains was “a signal-caused accident.”

passenger train

NTSB preliminary report: Trains given permission to be on same track prior to collision

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report on an accident involving a two-car Sacramento Regional Transit passenger train and a one-car RT maintenance train on Aug. 22. The

New Jersey commuters still waiting for Bergen light rail line a decade later

Talk is not action. For the last decade, residents in Bergen County, N.J., have been told a light rail was coming. Today they are still waiting.

Long Island Rail Road

Despite slow Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the Long Island Rail Road, MTA “proud” of what has been done

Hurricane Sandy hammered the East Coast in 2012, and the Long Island Rail Road is still looking defeated.

Sound Transit

Washington’s Sound Transit could be hit hard by Initiative 976

Some people do not mind paying tabs, while others do.

Bells & Whistles—Episode 14

What were the top news stories we were following the week ending Oct. 25? To watch the latest episode of Bells & Whistles, click here. For the latest news, go to www.rtands.com.

Sound Transit

Sound Transit scratches large tunnel projects, elevated track

Making difficult decisions is what fiscal responsibility is all about. Washington State’s Sound Transit wants to take full responsibility, and on Oct. 24 the board ditched plans for tunnels to Ballard ($450

Sound Transit digs into Redmond Link extension

The state of Washington’s Sound Transit continues to hold its momentum. Officials cut the ribbon on a $1.53 billion Redmond Link light rail extension in Redmond, Wash., on Oct. 23.

Long Island Rail Road

New York MTA leans towards sticking with contractor despite PTC delays

Fair is never a good word when it applies to chances. But that is what a consultant is saying regarding the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s

Miami-Dade Transit

Reliability is the only positive for Miami-Dade Transit since 2017

Miami-Dade Transit has been much more reliable the last couple of years, at least in terms of the fleet that is out there.

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