Work to reposition rail right-of-way near Gary/Chicago International Airport, Ind., to allow for a runway extension, could begin in October, airport officials said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Portland, Ore.'s TriMet on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 towed a MAX light rail train across a portion of the Tilikum Crossing bridge, testing for clearances and other issues in anticipation of the bridge's opening in the fall of 2015.
The Federal Transit Administration has given its approval for a fourth light rail transit line to move ahead, which would serve Minnesota's Twin Cities. The approval adds to a busy LRT year for the region.
In the ongoing juggling of transport logistics affecting fossil fuels throughout western North America, British Columbia's Port Metro Vancouver on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, approved a new rail-to-barge coal transfer facility.
San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) says its public transit network generated 95,010,550 in fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30, 2014, up 11.5% from FY13 and a record.
Light rail transit ridership on the new Green Line (Central Corridor) in St. Paul has been strong, exceeding some projections, in its first weeks of operation, even as complaints about trip times have surfaced.
U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 16, 2014 kept its winning streak rolling, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 21.