Commuter Regional

For its Fiscal Year 2015, which begins Oct. 1, 2014, Amtrak is requesting $1.62 billion in federal capital and operating support, an increase of approximately 16% from FY 2014 federal…
Los Angeles' Union Station main entrance closed for repair work on Monday, March 17, 2014, part of a larger effort by Metro to restore the historic station to a state…
The Illinois Department of Transportation, on behalf of the states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington, on March 18, 2014 formally granted the Siemens Rail Systems Division an official…
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has pledged that the province's upcoming fiscal budget will include a dedicated transit fund, though sources for such a fund remain unclear, given that Wynne has…
Stressing to the hilt its longstanding public emphasis on safety as a pinnacle industry goal, the Federal Railroad Administration slammed Metro-North Railroad Thursday, March 13, 2014 for a "deficient safety…
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) will break ground on its north Metro Rail Line, the first Denver-area regional passenger rail line, on Thursday, March 20, 2014.
At its 
2014 Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association
(APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation 
bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The…
Metra has won a local Silver Addy Award from the American Advertising Federation, honoring the agency's digital billboard touting the Chicagoland regional rail system as the area's "Real Expressway."
More Americans relied on public transit (bus and rail) in 2013 than in any year since 1956, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Monday, March 10, 2014.
During 2014, Amtrak plans to move forward on key capital improvement projects, including continued installation of PTC (Positive Train Control) safety technology, the start of major construction to upgrade Northeast…
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