Caltrain has determined that the San Francisquito Bridge, built in 1902 and which supports trains moving between Menlo Park and Palo Alto, is nearing the end of its service life and needs to be replaced.
The North Carolina Ports Authority and 13 short line railroads will be improving their rail infrastructure thanks to approximately $10.9 million in matching grant funds being awarded as part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program (FRRCSI).
A Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant has been awarded to the Wisconsin DOT to help fund a Rock County project to repair and replace railroad bridge components.
The Senate is now hoping a group of moderate Democrats in the House will help move the bipartisan, $1 trillion infrastructure bill.
Will the Senate finally pass a $1T infrastructure bill? House says $3.5T spending proposal must come first
The momentum is back on. On Aug. 1, the Senate unveiled legislative text of a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure measure, and a final vote could be tallied as early as the end of this week.
Desperation? Washington Metro looks to bond sales for second time in less than a year to help fund capital projects
A federal bailout kept Washington’s Metro from a disaster, but more is needed to avoid another one.
Audit reveals Washington Metro bridges may not be safe; agency lacks knowledge Fate of historic rail bridge in N.D. mostly depends on actions of preservation group NTSB blames Union Pacific for fatal
When it comes to its own bridges, Washington Metro has a lot to learn. An audit by the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission has revealed that Metro does not know exactly how much
A rail project in Muskego, Wis., is now up for public debate. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the Muskego Yard Freight Rail Bypass project, which will upgrade
Going from 80 to 50 to 14 might be the right sequence for Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont. When Lamont first unveiled his transportation plan, he wanted to go overboard on tolling, which
It might take 10 years, but Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont wants to put more speed into the Metro-North Railroad.
Long Island Rail Road to install two new rail bridges in East Hampton, N.Y., to help with large truck traffic
Anything big or large is being more accepted in today’s society, and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is making sure large trucks are just like any other form of transportation on
Metra, a passenger rail service that connects the Chicago suburbs to the city of Chicago, announced a record-breaking capital investment over the next five years. The financial boost comes with no increase
The U.S. Coast Guard has approved the construction of a pair of rail bridges that will span Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek in northern Idaho.