Spring traditionally marks the beginning of construction season across the Chicago region and the Metra system is no exception. Work has already started on Metra’s 2021 construction program and will continue throughout summer and fall.
In this episode of Rail Group On Air, RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with the leaders behind the LIRR Mainline Expansion Project.
The Illinois Commerce Commission approved its annual five-year Crossing Safety Improvement Program to begin implementing highway-rail safety capital projects for local roads across the state.
Miscommunication in Picayune, Miss., had both commuters and railroad workers red-faced, but for entirely different reasons. Work at grade crossings on Jan. 11 caused instant traffic issues after the company behind the
The University of North Carolina-Pembroke would like to be part of the equation. Pembroke plans on executing grade crossing work this summer, and during a meeting on Jan. 4 a spokesperson for
FRA publishes final rule for state highway-rail grade crossing action plans Maryland to pay $250 million in Purple Line settlement U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces $544.3 million in federal funding
Transportation technology firm TRAINFO has introduced an app that provides drivers with predictive highway-rail grade crossing blockage information so they can avoid traffic delays and safely approach crossings. TRAINFO technology shares “when, where,
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is running on-schedule. Delays hit a three-year low in 2019, and much of the success is due to the LIRR Forward program.
The U.S. DOT Inspector General recently issued a report on the Federal Railroad Administration’s methods for obtaining and managing grade crossing accident statistics. The FRA gathers data on these accidents, then uses
The horror of grade crossing accidents has been with us since the first railroad turned a wheel. Even before automobiles, farmers and others carrying heavy wagon loads in horse-drawn trailers perished at