Price of Sound Transit projects expand more than 50 percent

Location, location, location means more, more and more money for Sound Transit regarding the light-rail line extension to Ballard, Wash., and West Seattle. Sound Transit announced the construction of a line connecting

It’s official: FTA funds Portal North Bridge Project

The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $766.5 million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) agreement with New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) for the Portal North Bridge Project in Hudson

Bells & Whistles—A huge resignation and vandals derail a freight train

NTSB again stresses need for increased protection of high-hazard flammable material tankers, citing two recent derailments ‘Deeply troubled’ Transportation Secretary Chao resigns following D.C. violence Mexican freight train carrying automobiles derailed by

ABB will power up Toronto’s new Hurontario line

ABB has been awarded a contract by Hitachi Rail to provide traction power equipment for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (HuLRT) project in Toronto, Canada. Among its roles, Hitachi leads the Systems

‘Deeply troubled’ Transportation Secretary Chao resigns following D.C. violence

Calling the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 “traumatic and entirely avoidable,” Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced she is resigning effective Monday. On her Twitter page, Chao said it was

Charlotte, N.C., committee advances transportation plan, but not without concerns

The city of Charlotte is getting closer to passing a massive transportation plan. A committee voted on Jan. 6 to move forward with an $8-12 billion investment, but some said they wanted

A Dem-controlled Senate boosts hope that major infrastructure bill will pass in 2021

The sudden flip in the Senate could have transit officials doing spinning cartwheels by the end of 2021. Both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, the Democrats who claimed Senate seats after winning

Rail Group On Air: Freight rail and equipment market outlook

Railroad Financial Corp. President and Railway Age Financial Editor David Nahass; Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl; and Cowen and Company Transportation Equipment Analyst Matt Elkott join Editor-in-Chief

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MassDOT moves forward with plans for new east-west passenger line

Ridership might be down because of the pandemic, but new transit projects continue to be up across the U.S. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is deciding on where it will put

NTSB again stresses need for increased protection of high-hazard flammable material tankers, citing two recent derailments

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety recommendation in December regarding placement of Department Transportation-111 rail tank cars in high-hazard flammable trains and the use of buffer cars for the protection of train

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