California high-speed rail project receives more grant money

The U.S. DOT has awarded a $24 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Bells & Whistles—UP to city: Not so fast

The top news stories of the week ending Nov. 19.

Watch: High-speed rail construction progress in California

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released its latest video showing where all the action is taking place on the state’s high-speed rail project.

Project Connect joint powers agreement receives last leg of approval

A joint powers agreement for Austin’s Project Connect was unanimously approved by Austin Transit Partnership on Nov. 17.

Union Pacific to city: Leave the crossing open and pay the price

Bossier City, La., is not the boss when dealing with railroad property, and Union Pacific let the city council know that earlier this week.

FTA outlines how historic spending level will play out for transit infrastructure

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal is the largest investment in American infrastructure in generations, and marks an inflection point for American transit.

New railroad bridge in Findlay, Ohio, will improve flood elevation

A river trouble spot will be more abiding in the near future.

Chicago leaders celebrate completion of the Metra/Canadian Pacific crossover upgrades project

Chicago leaders got together on Nov. 16 to celebrate the completion of a major milestone for the CREATE project.

RT&S encourages those in MoW sector to take state of the industry survey

Railway Track & Structures magazine is currently conducting a survey on the performance of the Maintenance-of-Way industry.

Despite sinkhole, BNSF will not have to stop freight service through Burlington, Iowa

The city of Burlington, Iowa, made an emergency declaration on Nov. 15 when a sinkhole was discovered under BNSF railroad tracks.