Commuter Regional

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).
The Center for Industrial Design in Transportation, Inc. is closing out its 2011 Brunel Awards International Railway Design Competition activities by supporting the traveling Brunel Awards Exhibit.
MTA Metro-North Railroad continues to add real-time train information access to its "outlying" stations, this week adding Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to the list.
Caltrain on Wednesday said the San Bruno Grade Separation Project, designed to improve safety at three rail crossings in downtown San Bruno, Calif., is nearing the halfway mark, with supports…
Wabtec Corp. Tuesday said its MotivePower subsidiary has signed a $45 million contract with regional transportation authority Metrolinx to repower 11 locomotives with new engines and propulsion systems that meet…
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