Last month, RT&S reported on problems at the Metro rail operations control center. Please follow the preceding link to read this story. Metro announced this weekend that an FAA official, Edward Donaldson,
Yesterday, RT&S published a story about Metra bringing suit against Union Pacific for breach of contract. You can read that story via the preceding link. Today, Union Pacific responded to our report
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
Ed. Note: Union Pacific has responded to our story on the Metra lawsuit. Please follow the preceding link to read their statement. DCL Metra [yesterday] sued Union Pacific Railroad for breach of
Parsons Corporation announced today that the company has been selected by the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) as one of five engineering firms for a three-year $50 million task order contract.
Metro has been looking for a manufacturer for the past two years to build its next group of rail cars. The Washington Post reports that last week, Metro chose Hitachi Rail. The
Ed. Note: The financial mess that most transit agencies have found themselves in as a result of the pandemic, and resulting plunges in ridership, are well known to most readers. Periodically, we
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $10 million in grant funding through a new Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program that will identify
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a preliminary report on the investment gap in surface transportation investment, including transit, between what we’re spending now and what we should
Government and Metra officials gathered yesterday to celebrate the expansion of its 47th/49th Street facilities, which serve as the mechanical shops where passenger cars and locomotives are rehabilitated for restoration to service.