While MARTA has not joined the ranks of those companies requiring all employees to be vaccinated, the agency now requires weekly testing.
A new report shows a significant drop in electric power demand during pandemic.
AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today launched Mobilitics for Pandemic Response, an updated version of its groundbreaking transportation scenario-planning tool originally launched in 2018. This latest iteration helps transit agencies,
Union Pacific announced Friday that it plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees according to the Omaha World-Herald. The announcement from the railroad said the reason for the layoffs is
Ed. Note: Last week, we ran a press release from Paul J. Wiedefeld, general manager and chief executive officer of WMATA (Metro) discussing the agency’s reaction to the pandemic and plans for
Ed. Note: One of the big questions facing commuter rail and rail transit is the extent to which riders plan to use the service once the pandemic is over or, at least,
It should come as no surprise that Class 1 rail employment posted another drop in June. The double whammy of the pre-pandemic recession and COVID-19 lockdowns has stifled economic activity, and the
An “unspecified number of workers” are the latest casualties in railroad industry layoffs. These layoffs were in the mechanical department at Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard, located in North Platte, Neb., according to