Metra holds fares steady, but plans year of outreach to communicate capital needs

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. Schumer calls for inspection of entire Syracuse elevated rail viaduct

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

Degradation model and bridge management

New animations depict completed Portal North Bridge and Hudson River Tunnels

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

REES 2018: Stoking rail engineering interest

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) is the railway industry’s professional organization that, among its other goals, promotes railway engineering education.

Commuter train crossing

Dewberry awarded two contracts with NJ Transit

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has awarded Dewberry two contracts for upcoming work.

Design for CTA Damen Green Line Station revealed

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) recently unveiled modernized design plans for the new CTA Damen Green Line station.

Raleigh Union Station opens for passengers

Train travel has eased up for commuters in Raleigh, N.C., with the July 10 kickoff of service from Union Station.

Jacobs awarded design contract for Valley Metro light-rail extension

The Valley Metro Rail Board has unanimously approved a design contract with Jacobs Engineering, Inc., for Northwest Phase II Light Rail Extension.

NYCT reopens Clark Street Tube following Fix & Fortify efforts

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) has completed critical repairs and work to rebuild the Clark Street Tube beneath the East River on time and on budget.