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Riverside, Calif. Mayor Rusty Bailey is proceeding with plans for a 12-mile streetcar line linking University of California-Riverside with the city's western boundary.

Canadian Pacifc on Thursday said it had resumed service in western Minnesota after a derailment spilled up to 30,000 U.S. gallons of oil.

U.S. freight carload traffic logged a second straight week of gains, albeit modest ones, measured against the comparable period in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Amtrak is seeking $2.1 billion in capital funding for fiscal year 2014, which begins Oct. 1, to obtain more passenger rail cars and continue its momentum in improving infrastructure.

Lake Oswego, Ore.-based The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. late Wednesday said it received new orders in January, February, and March for 5,400 railcar units valued at approximately $575 million.

TTX Co. AVP-Marketing Frank Adcock will outline the challenges of "Managing the national equipment pool" at The New Intermodal Age Conference and Expo, to be held next week, April 2-3, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Md.

Transit Center, Inc., Tuesday named David Bragdon executive director. Transit Center, Inc. was founded in the mid-1980s by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey as an incubator and provider of pre-tax commuter benefits.

Southern California's North County Transit District, which oversees operations of Coaster regional rail service serving San Diego County, says it has begun installing Positive Train Control on right-of-way in and around Carlsbad and Del Mar, Calif.

Dennis Glenn Boll, retired Assistant Vice President-Signals, BNSF Railway, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., after a long battle with cancer. He was 65.

Figures released Tuesday by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 162,228 people in mid-February, up 0.90% from February 2012, and up a modest 0.11% from last January.

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