Commuter Regional

Watching Washington, November 2017: Almost three years since 12 rail labor unions commenced collective bargaining over wages, benefits and work rules with Class I railroads, plus many regionals and short…
Keolis, a subsidiary of French National Railways (SNCF), has signed a five-year deal with Canada’s Institute for Data Valorization (Ivado) to share and analyze Big Data to help develop innovative…
VIA Rail will be offering 20 weekday departures between Toronto and Ottawa, adding a 10th round-trip to its regional service. A new evening departure from Toronto to Kingston also will…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), an organization that supports women in the rail industry, recently appointed new executive officers and elected six officers to its board of directors.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Operation Lifesaver, Inc., President Bonnie Murphy as Vice President Commuter Rail & Railroad Management. Murphy will complete her term with non-profit OLI Nov.…
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) has named Brian Kim a supervising engineer in its Minneapolis office. Kim will serve as a project manager on highway and transit projects…
Recent acquisitions helped boost results for component and systems provider Wabtec Corp. in the third quarter as sales of existing equipment in the transit and freight categories faced “challenging market…
It has been about 20 years since MTA New York City Transit phased out tokens for the now-iconic MetroCard farecard used on the system’s subways and buses. Now, the New…
RATP Dev North America, a subsidiary of global transportation provider RATP Dev, has combined its own subsidiaries—McDonald Transit Associates and RDMT—under the RATP Dev corporate name. “Rebranding of McDonald Transit…
TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane will retire after more than seven years at the helm of Oregon's largest public transit provider.
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