Alarm bells for public transit?

“[We’re experiencing] the longest, most severe period of supressed ridership for any of the nation’s public transit systems” is how the New York Times characterized the situation facing U.S. public transit in

Metro Transit

American Public Transportation Association releases report on COVID recovery for transit

While COVID-19 has been with us since the beginning of 2020, and transportation leaders devoted thousands of hours to determine how to make public transportation safer during the pandemic, the autumn and

Eglinton Crosstown builder says agency does not believe COVID-19 has caused cost overruns, delays

Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS) wants some credit for working through a pandemic. An acknowledgement of cost overruns would be nice, too. CTS, which is building the Eglinton Crosstown project in Toronto, is

PATH train

AECOM launches TRIPS, Transportation Resilient Integrated Passenger Solution

AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure firm, [recently] announced it has launched its newest integrated technology solution, Transportation Resilient Integrated Passenger Solution (TRIPS), which supports the safe return to service for the entire

CSX Corporation

CSX Corp. announces second quarter 2020 financial results

CSX Corp. [this week] announced second quarter 2020 net earnings of $499 million, or $0.65 per share, versus $870 million, or $1.08 per share in the same period last year. “I want

Class 1 fuel surcharges

Union Pacific reports second quarter 2020 results

Union Pacific Corporation today reported 2020 second quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or $1.67 per diluted share. This compares to $1.6 billion, or $2.22 per diluted share, in the second quarter

Canadian Pacific demonstrates resiliency of the PSR operating model, reports record-low Q2 operating ratio

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited [yesterday] announced second-quarter results, including revenues of $1.79 billion, diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $4.66, adjusted diluted EPS of $4.07 and an operating ratio of 57.0 percent. 

It’s earnings report season, and Kansas City Southern kicks it off

Kansas City Southern reported today that Q2 2020 revenues were $547.9 million, representing a 23% drop in revenues compared to Q2 2019. In addition, carload volumes were down 21% compared to the

Rail Runner Express runs without passengers

New Mexico’s Rio Metro Regional Transit District, also known as Rail Runner Express commuter rail system is running several trains per day during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are no passengers on

Caltrain seeing a ridership increase

As of June 30, the number of new COVID cases in the state of California over the previous 14 days was +48.3%, or 69,357 cases. However, Caltrain reported on Monday that their

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