PTC readiness

Traffic lull allows for more PTC work

The reduced traffic on railroad and transit lines resulting from COVID-19 has allowed roads, particularly transit operations, to catch up on their installation and testing of positive train control (PTC) according to

Commuter railroads behind freight railroads on PTC

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) reported this week that commuter railroads are continuing to make progress toward meeting the PTC implementation deadline of December 31, 2020. However, commuter roads are running