Commuter Regional

Metra’s Office of Diversity and Civil Rights will host a free “Doing Business with Metra” event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 11, at Metra headquarters, 547 W. Jackson…
Will Bostonians think a fare-free promotion is a fair deal? The city’s transit stakeholders hope so.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has selected a trio of consultants to help plan the future of the New Haven Line and the entire statewide rail system.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) signed a contract with CRRC Tangshan for 45 double-deck coaches, which will be used with Septa’s new Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotives on regional rail services…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Rail Operational Safety Committee AR070 are sponsoring a workshop on SMS (safety management systems), now required for all passenger…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded Tutor Perini a $291.5-million contract for the Mid-Day Storage Yard portion of the East Side Access Project.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Keolis Commuter Services announced that the seasonal CapeFLYER weekend train service between Boston and Hyannis begins Memorial Day weekend.
Metropolitan Transit Authority Metro-North Railroad is rebuilding the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast, N.Y. through a $9.5 million investment made possible by the MTA's 2015-19 Capital Program.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority issued a Request for Proposals to study the feasibility of various transit modes and alignments through L.A.'s notoriously congested Sepulveda Pass.
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