Rail

Amtrak investing more than $16M in Pennsylvania station

Amtrak is investing more than $16 million into the Johnstown Station, a station on its Pennsylvanian route between New York,…

4 days ago

USDOT announces $158M grant for light rail project in Phoenix

On Friday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Nuria Fernandez announced the U.S. Department of…

4 days ago

North Carolina holds ribbon cutting for transportation facility

A ribbon-cutting ceremony recently was held for the Carolina Connector intermodal transportation facility in Edgecombe County, N.C. The 330-acre site…

5 days ago

USDOT awards $15M grant to Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) a $15 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with…

1 week ago

MBTA completes B Branch project

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $29 million B Branch Station Consolidation project.…

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Georgia Ports Authority opens rail tracks at terminal

Georgia Ports Authority recently opened the second set of nine new rail tracks at its Mason Mega Rail Terminal. This…

2 weeks ago

Gov. Hochul unveils commuter-first vision for Penn Station

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled her vision for a new Penn Station that would focus on commuters first Wednesday.…

3 weeks ago

Sens. Feinstein, Padilla say Brightline Rail must protect endangered desert species

U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) called on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to require the Brightline West…

3 weeks ago

MTA completes $95M station renovation

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently completed the $95 million renewal of MTA Metro-North Railroad's station in downtown White Plains,…

3 weeks ago

Legislation would prevent Amtrak from requiring forced arbitration agreements

Legislation recently re-introduced in the U.S. House would prohibit Amtrak from requiring forced arbitration agreements from passengers. If the bill,…

4 weeks ago

New York law requires NYC Transit Authority submit annual reports

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed into law a bill requiring the New York City Transit Authority to release…

1 month ago

USDOT advances California pilot project

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently advanced Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s (VTA's) Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley…

1 month ago

Groundbreaking held for Baltimore Penn Station project

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for the $150 million redevelopment and platform expansion project of Baltimore Penn Station. The…

1 month ago

Pennsylvania breaks ground on Coatesville train station

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and federal and local economic and elected officials recently broke ground on the new…

1 month ago

Pennsylvania rail line added to FTA program

The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) recently accepted the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) project…

1 month ago

Restoration of Amtrak line would generate $271 million annually

Restoring daily Amtrak service to the North Coast Hiawatha line potentially would generate $271 million annually in economic benefits to…

1 month ago

Railroad association applauds logistics partners’ expanded service hours

As part of a nationwide movement of CEOs across the American supply and logistics chain, Association of American Railroads President…

1 month ago

Autonomous train demonstrated in Germany

Siemens Mobility and Deutsche Bahn (DB) recently presented the world’s first train that operates by itself in rail traffic in…

1 month ago

Autonomous shuttle service launches in Minnesota

Med City Mover, a pilot program with electric, driverless shuttles, recently launched in downtown Rochester, according to the Minnesota Department…

2 months ago

Biden signs Surface Transportation Extension Act

On Friday, President Joe Biden signed the Surface Transportation Extension Act, which would extend funding for the U.S. Department of…

2 months ago

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