Amtrak completes Delaware third track project

Amtrak, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) recently completed a $71.2 million project to increase capacity between Wilmington and Newark, Del. on the Northeast Corridor. This

SEPTA, Amtrak, PennDOT to improve signaling on Harrisburg Line

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), in conjunction with Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), will upgrade the signaling and train control system between Paoli and Overbrook, along the Harrisburg, Pa.,

SEPTA will use grant money on work-zone technology, complete streets project

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has been awarded a total of $1.2 million through two competitive federal grants, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced. The grants will be made through

SEPTA and Lightsource BP sign contract for 43.8 megawatts of solar power

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), among the largest transit agencies in the United States serving the Greater Philadelphia region, and Lightsource BP, a global leader in the development, financing and management

Union and SEPTA agree on new coronavirus protocols

Last week, SEPTA and the Transport Workers United union almost came to blows over the union’s position that SEPTA was not providing adequate safety protections from coronavirus for its workers. After a

Man shot, killed on SEPTA train according to Philadelphia police

According to CBSN Philly, a man was shot and killed aboard a SEPTA train early Monday morning. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said “When police from SEPTA found the victim on

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BUILD Grants awarded for rail projects in five states

Yesterday was a good day for railroaders and contractors with their eyes on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program.  Programs in five states received word

SEPTA seeks RFPs for electricity generated by renewable energy sources

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to purchase electricity generated by wind, solar or other renewable energy sources.

House PTC hearing: Progress; challenges on display

The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held its second hearing of the year to focus on implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC)

SEPTA completes Yardley Station improvements

Representatives from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) gathered Sept. 4 with elected officials and community members to celebrate the completion of the Yardley Station Improvement Project.