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New Jersey Transit Friday announced that as of Jan. 14, it "will restore service levels into New York to 100%, reflecting the agency's ongoing Hurricane Sandy recovery and repair."
Railroad Development Corp. Chairman Henry Posner for months has objected to a plan stripping 460 feet from New Jersey Transit's "Princeton Dinky" branch line. Posner has written to NJ Transit,…
Among the changes (and status quo) perpetuated by Congress in its Jan. 2 budgetary decision making, public transit users were offered a plus: the rise in pretax federal transit benefits…
A U.S. District Judge in Hawaii has ruled that the city and county of Honolulu can proceed with Oahu's $5.2 billion elevated rapid rail project.
Montreal’s Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) reportedly will not increase frequency on its Vaudreuil-Hudson regional rail line until 2014. AMT originally had hoped to bolster service early in 2013.
Bombardier Transportation said Friday Metrolinx/GO Transit has exercised options for 10 years of fleet operations and maintenance services for its regional rail system serving the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.…
Metrolink's Board of Directors has authorized the purchase of EPA Tier 4 locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), which it says will reduce locomotive emissions by 86%.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Wednesday approved fare hikes for New York City Transit subways and buses, Metro-North Railroad, and the Long Island Rail Road. Fares increase next March 1.
Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will be stepping down from his position on Friday, Dec. 22, according to a report in today’s New…
Maryland Transit Administration has announced "special MARC Train services" for Jan. 21 Inauguration Day ceremonies in Washington, D.C. , incorporating reserved trains to the nation's capital.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains will link Boston and Hyannis, Mass., beginning Memorial Day weekend 2013, re-establishing seasonal passenger rail service to Cape Cod.
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
Questioned Tuesday by New Jersey's Assembly Transportation Committee—but not as harshly as some expected—New Jersey Transit Executive Director Jim Weinstein said the company had sustained $100 million in damage to…
The American Public Transportation Association on Monday said more than 7.9 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the first three quarters of 2012, an increase of 2.6% over…
Twelve diesel multiple-unit (DMU) cars have already been ordered by California's Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), but a move to add one more set has angered some allies of the…
MTA Long Island Rail Road began the day providing rush hour service to Midtown Manhattan comparable to levels prior to Hurricane Sandy's impact Oct. 29, and at least two weeks…
Bombardier Transportation and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co., Ltd. Friday announced the formation of a joint venture company, Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Company Ltd.
Utah Transit Authority is offering the public test rides Saturday of its FrontRunner South regional rail line, with the "fare" being donation of a canned good. Revenue service on the…
New Jersey Transit Monday resumed morning service on its Gladstone Branch, located in north-central New Jersey, five weeks after the line suffered extensive damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy.
BNSF rights-of-way in northwest Washington State have been affected by as many as 15 mudslides, triggered by heavy rain this week in the Pacific Northwest.
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