Commuter Regional

Work crews Wednesday joined the Central Corridor light rail transit track, under construction mostly in St. Paul, Minn., to existing Hiawatha LRT track when they welded the two lines together…
Metro-North Railroad is holding four information sessions in the Bronx to solicit input—and, more pointedly, political support—for running some of its New Haven Line trains on Amtrak’s Hell Gate route…
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Monday initiated a pilot project to allow passenger rail riders to purchase and display their tickets on smart phones.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is alerting U.S. transit operators "to prepare to meet new federal regulations that the Department plans on proposing in the near future. " LaHood offered the…
Railway Age Publisher Jonathan Chalon and I were in the field Aug. 29 visiting a short line railroad in New England, a pleasant and informative experience in itself that we'll…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on Tuesday — the first anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene's visit to MTA's properties — that it continues to work "diligently towards maximizing…
Massachusetts reportedly is preparing to acquire Pan Am Railways right-of-way between Springfield, Mass., and the Vermont border, in order to facilitate passenger rail development on the "Knowledge Corridor." The price…
Clearwater, Fla., has added its name to the list of those supporting development of a light rail transit (LRT) system for the Tampa Bay area, despite opposition from some self-described…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Aug. 23 it would appeal the decision by a state Supreme Court judge that a state tax on suburban businesses to help finance regional…
Parsons Brinckerhoff Tuesday said Paul Skoutelas, a seven-year PB veteran, has been appointed director of the firm's Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center (TEC).
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