As the world continues to reel from the impact of the coronavirus, commuter rail operations have hit the skids. Earlier this week, RT&S reported on the troubles at MBTA in Boston, which
Metra announced yesterday that it would not charge medical professionals, and other medical personnel, to ride their trains at least through April 7th. All the rider needs to do is show an
CBS Chicago 2 reports that an industrial accident on Saturday night killed an Amtrak mechanical worker at the company’s yard on 1600 S. Lumber St.
The name “Quad Cities” refers to five U.S. cities, three in Illinois and two in Iowa located along the Mississippi River. The Illinois cities are Moline, Rock Island, and East Moline, and
Transport Topics is reporting that intermodal rail service between the large Georgia Port of Savannah and Chicago is about to change significantly. Georgia Ports Authority executive director Griff Lynch recently announced that
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a total of $19,206,398 to the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program’s Dolton Junction Interlocking project in Dolton and Riverdale, Ill.
Operations planner Peter Windschmitt has joined national rail and transit firm Quandel Consultants as the firm’s new director of railroad operations.
Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, is increasing weekend service as a pilot program on two lines this summer.
Chicago transportation leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) station serving the Green Line at Damen Avenue and Lake Street last week.
Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, allocated funding last week for two new Chicago stations to its capital program after the state of Illinois confirmed that it would