With all of the news about politics, the election, and COVID, stories about PTC have moved to the inside pages of newspapers, so to speak. However, the final deadline for implementation of
The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that it will expand eligibility and provide more flexibility for a pilot program to expedite long-term, low-cost loans for America’s short line and regional railroads.
Over the past couple of years, leaders of transit companies and U.S. government officials have expressed growing concern about the Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Corporation’s (CRRC) involvement in the manufacturing of commuter
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).