Amtrak is joining some other passenger carriers and transit agencies in reducing service because of the spike in the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Metro General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Paul J. Wiedefeld said he will not resume the placement of 7000-series trains into passenger service for about 90 days to allow Metro engineering and mechanical experts time to focus on root cause analysis and acquire technology to measure 7000-series wheelsets.
MARTA’s CEO, Jeffrey Parker, died Friday evening, January 14, when he was struck by an oncoming train at MARTA’s East Lake station. He was 55 years old.
While this is not a typical RT&S story, we want to ensure that our readers are aware of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Biden administration’s mandate that large employers (i.e., those employing more than 100 people) must require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
VIA Rail has joined several transit operations in limiting service due to the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to spread in the United States and hold much of the world in its grip, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced additional American Rescue Plan grants to help transit agencies continue to battle the impacts of COVID.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $1.24 billion award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).
Brightline is beginning the new year with a critical step toward the completion of its intercity rail system connecting Miami and Orlando.
A surge of new coronavirus cases and an existing need for frontline workers are having adverse impacts on RTD’s ability to provide its scheduled service.