San Fernando commuters overwhelmingly want a tunnel, not a monorail

You do not have to dig too deep to find commuters in and around the San Fernando Valley who prefer tunneling over a system that runs on the surface.

SOGR backlog

Amtrak launches procurement phase for B&P Tunnel Replacement Program

Amtrak is working toward replacement of B&P Tunnel in Baltimore.

Watch: Aerial footage of massive derailment in Lawrence, Kan.

The Lawrence, Kan., Police Department has released drone footage of the aftermath of the Union Pacific derailment that happened over the weekend.

Officials celebrate completion of the CREATE Argo Connections (B9) Project

The ongoing Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE) has completed another project.

Union Pacific replaces 110-year-old rail bridge in two days

Replacing a 110-year-old bridge in 48 hours is an ambitious task no matter who you ask; accomplishing it in 30 hours deserves a major acknowledgement. A cross-functional Union Pacific team recently did just that in Iowa.

MTA to perform FASTRACK work on the G Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced maintenance, cleaning, and repair work will be performed along the G line on weeknights beginning Monday, June 20, and concluding on Friday, July 8.

rail bridges

BNSF’s permit to build bridge in Washington is denied

It’s back to the Ecology board for BNSF in the state of Washington.

Watch: Update on high-speed rail San Jose-to-Merced project in Calif.

The San Jose-to-Merced project section of the California high-speed rail system will provide a critical rail link between the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Valley.

Watch: Amtrak increasing speed of Acela trains in New Jersey

Amtrak passengers can now travel even faster on Acela as recent infrastructure improvements along a 16-mile segment of the Northeast Corridor in New Jersey between South Brunswick (Monmouth Junction) and Trenton known as the Raceway can accommodate speeds of up to 150 mph.

Problem with concrete track supports now plagues East Link light rail project

Damage to concrete track supports on the I-90 floating bridge deck in the state of Washington has inserted another delay in Sound Transit’s East Link light rail project.