Extreme Winter Weather Prompts TriMet To Shift ‘A Better Red’ Disruption One Week

PORTLAND, Ore. –– RT&S has reported for a while on the transit project in Portland, Oregon known as “A Better Red” for the city’s TriMet system. The agency recently announced that due to the severe winter weather experienced in the region, construction will be delayed one week. This story details both the nature of the disruption and how passengers can work around it.

California State Senate Requests Action on Surf Line

SACRAMENTO –– Seven California state senators have written a letter to the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) requesting coordinated action to address the continuing problems of erosion and mudslides that have disrupted traffic on the the Surf Line route for many months.

Amtrak Kicks Off Construction at Gray 30th Street Station 

PHILADELPHIA – A new era of passenger rail has officially launched in Philadelphia. Amtrak officials gathered today with federal, state and local representatives along with other community leaders to celebrate the construction kickoff for major renovations at William H. Gray III 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.