The NJ Transit Board of Directors recently adopted the 2021 update to A Five-Year Capital Plan along with the Fiscal Year 2022 authorization to secure funding. A Five-Year Capital Plan is an unconstrained vision of projects to demonstrate opportunities for safety, service, reliability, resiliency, sustainability and other improvements critical to NJ Transit.
Brightline signal testing is underway between Palm Beach County through West Palm Beach.
PTC has made much progress at reducing railroad operational risks, but optimizing safety and efficiency never stops.
The Federal Railroad Administration has repeatedly warned NJ Transit that the agency seems it will not meet the December 31, 2020 PTC implementation deadline. NJ Transit leadership, however, has maintained that they
The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors has approved a $2.6 billion operating budget for fiscal year 2021 and a five-year capital plan. They support continued investment in personnel, infrastructure and equipment;
Arizona bridge that partially collapsed could be up and running by Aug. 14. High-speed rail bridge in Calif. is a standing disaster. FRA encouraged by significant advancements in PTC implementation. Design for
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is doing pretty well with implementing Positive Train Control. The latest report from the Federal Railroad Administration shows LIRR has PTC on just over 72 percent
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of June 30, 2020, toward fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems by Dec. 31,
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) called out four transit agencies for being behind in meeting the Dec. 31 deadline for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation. NJ Transit was one of them, but
The U.S. DOT Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of March 31, 2020, toward fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems by Dec. 31,
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of December 31, 2019, toward fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems
According to the Association of American Railroads, PTC is up and running on over 98 percent of the Class 1 rail mileage required by law to have it. Here is a AAR
Based on self-reported Third Quarter 2019 (Q3) PTC (Positive Train Control) Progress Reports, which were due to the Federal Railroad Administration by Oct. 31, 2019, the majority of the 42 railroads subject
Fair is never a good word when it applies to chances. But that is what a consultant is saying regarding the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to hold a board meeting May 21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Wash.
Earlier this week, Sound Transit announced the agency’s completion of Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation and certification on all of its Sounder commuter rail vehicles operating between Lakewood and Everett.
The U.S. transportation network looks to be a year from meeting its full implementation goals for positive train control (PTC), following developments as the 2018 year came to a close.
Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois’ third District has announced that Metra, the commuter railroad serving the Chicago metropolitan area, will receive more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third-largest public transportation agency, on Aug. 8 adopted a Fiscal Year 2019 budget consisting of $2.32 billion in operating expenditures and a $1.46 billion capital program.
BNSF Railway, citing interoperability issues, has filed a two-year extension request of the Positive Train Control (PTC) deadline with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).