Commuter Regional

Congratulations to the Long Island Rail Road, once again in 2013 the unquestioned largest regional passenger railroad by ridership in the nation. Let's see if it can hold that prize.…
Metrolinx, the agency overseeing the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area in Ontario, said it has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply an additional 65 double-deck coaches for GO Transit…
The National Railway Historical Society each summer sponsors RailCamp, a venue that gives hands-on contemporary railroading and railroad preservation experience to high school students, allowing them to interact directly with…
Austin, Tex.'s Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro) plans to add a second track at three stations on its existing route, as well as upgrade signaling and grade-crossing equipment, in order…
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff has been appointed  Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Congress finalized the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations late Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, and President Obama was expected to sign the bill Saturday, Jan. 18. Rail programs—with a few notable exceptions—have…
The customer pool for North American passenger car suppliers keeps growing, as Railway Age reports in its January 2014 issue.
Famed French writer Victor Hugo said, “There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.” Repurposing the Railroad…
New York State's Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, upheld the payroll mobility tax used to help fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), denying a repeal of the…
The American Public Transportation Association says Americans continue to turn to public transit in increasing numbers, totaling 2.7 billion trips in the third quarter, up 1.5% from the comparable period…
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