The U.S. transportation network looks to be a year from meeting its full implementation goals for positive train control (PTC), following developments as the 2018 year came to a close.
Paresh Patel, P.E., has joined HNTB Corp. as an Associate Vice President and Project Director, Transit and Rail, based in New York City. Patel comes to HNTB following more than 30 years
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.
Citing road congestion around Atlanta, the state of Georgia announced it would build a new inland port in Gainesville. Norfolk Southern Railroad will provide container service on a direct rail route connecting
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has submitted a Request for Extension to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for full Positive Train Control (PTC) system deployment to December 2020.
Metra will not raise fares in 2019, but service reductions could occur beginning in 2020 if the commuter rail system doesn’t receive an infusion of public aid.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) renewed his push to increase the number of federal railroad bridge inspections and have the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conduct an inspection of the entire elevated rail viaduct
The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC), noting the importance to showing and not just telling when it comes to complicated transportation projects, has released two animations illustrating what the Portal North Bridge