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Chicago area commuter rail operator Metra announced August 9, 2016 that due to changes in the availability of capital required to fund its $2.4 billion modernization plan, the agency has temporarily suspended its search for a vendor to supply 367 double-deck g ...

Edward Fishman, an experienced attorney who specializes in infrastructure projects, principally in the transportation and logistics sector, has joined the Infrastructure Practice Group of Nossaman LLP as a Partner.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced August 10th that its subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), is investing approximately $13 million in 2016 on construction and improvement projects on its Greenville Subdivision.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced on August 10th that a $23 million project to renovate and modernize the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station will begin next month. CTA also provided a first look at the new design of the station. ...

Siemens’ new higher-speed Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotive is undergoing a comprehensive testing program at the Transportation Technology Center Inc. (TTCI) in Pueblo, Colo., prior to entry into revenue service in various U.S. locations.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) fifth and longest-serving chairman, Robert R. Kiley, died Tuesday at the age of 80.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on August 10, 2016 reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 6, 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,595 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.5% compared with the same week last year ...

Contributing Editor Bruce Kelly captures the growth of BNSF's grain haul this summer: a westbound grain train at left in Marshall, Wash., just outside of Spokane, passing an empty grain train seemingly on its way to reload in BNSF's record crop summer.

Amtrak continues on the public-private partnership (P3) path for Baltimore's Penn Station. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is in the works, seeking a Master Developer partnership for the station and adjacent properties. Amtrak expects to release the RF ...

Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. principal Bill Ackman has sold all his shares in Canadian Pacific, walking away with a cool $1.5 billion.

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