The pot of cash available to contractors, engineers and other rail-service providers in California just got bigger. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced last week that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) will
Montreal’s Réseau express métropolitain light-rail project (REM) has reached another milestone as work begins on the first of the system’s 26 stations and elevated-track sections. According to a report in the Montreal Gazette,
Yesterday was a good day for railroaders and contractors with their eyes on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program. Programs in five states received word
It was a day to remember for public-transit backers in California. On Nov. 30 construction began on the Orange County Transportation Authority’s 4.1-mile route streetcar project in Santa Ana. And on that
A member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure toured a railroad-tie plant in Illinois and reiterated her support for legislation sought by the railroad industry.
More than 10 years after it was proposed, construction work will begin on the Southwest Light Rail system. The 14.5-mile line will connect downtown Minneapolis to the suburb of Eden Prairie.
Proposals for a second rail tunnel beneath San Francisco Bay were discussed at a meeting of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) board of directors on Nov. 15.
The 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal, one of the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) largest station improvement projects, has moved closer to completion with the installation of a steel pedestrian bridge connecting the North and
Metra has announced that the start of construction of a pedestrian bridge at 41st Street will temporarily close six of its Metra Electric Line stations while work is underway.
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) visited the New England Central Railroad (NECR) near Stafford Springs, Ct., on Oct. 22, to view progress the shortline has made to upgrade the rail line between