The Metra Board of Directors today unanimously elected Romayne C. Brown, a public transit veteran who represents Cook County, to be its next chair. “I am honored that my fellow directors have
This story sounds like something straight out of the Twilight Zone. On August 26, 2020 a woman boards the 7:56 a.m. NJ Transit commuter train in Woodbridge, N.J. for her daily journey
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
By a unanimous 96-0 vote, the U.S. Senate on March 26 passed H.R. 748, its version of a $2 trillion stimulus package for address the devastating economic and societal impacts of the
Last year’s polar vortex in the Chicago area was no joke, and it might not be a no-show this winter season.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is currently reviewing a variety of options around upgrading their commuter rail system. Specifically, the Authority is considering six options, with price tags of $1.7 billion
Metro-North rail employees do not want to leave any fingerprints … and they have the backing of the Association of Commuter Rail Employees (ACRE).
The rail industry is coming down the final stretch, even if that stretch is 8,000 route miles long.
Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, is increasing weekend service as a pilot program on two lines this summer.
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