Commuter Regional

Bombardier Transportation said Thursday that the company, part of a consortium, has unveiled the first of 26 six-car modernized metro trains for Companhia Metropolitana do Metro de São Paulo (CMSP).…
A bipartisan group of 111 House members announced Tuesday it is urging President Obama to support a six-year transportation authorization. A letter to the President states that “short-term extensions fail…
MTA Metro-North Railroad will begin service to the new Fairfield Metro Station on Monday, Dec. 5. Located midway between the Fairfield and Bridgeport stations, Fairfield Metro has 1,400 parking spaces.
MTA Metro-North Railroad said Monday it had restored “full train service” on its Port Jervis Line, severed by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene last August. “We have returned to a full schedule…
A worker at Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s East Side Access project in Manhattan was killed Thursday evening, causing MTA to halt work on the project.
Both the House and Senate Thursday passed the Conference Report on a package of three appropriations bills, including the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related…
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released its Final Proposed Budget for 2012 as well as an updated four-year Financial Plan.
GO Transit says it has launched GO Mobile, the rail operator’s first official mobile application, in collaboration with Ryers on University. GO Transit says the app is now available on…
Construction proceeds to give the largest U.S. regional railroad access to Grand Central Terminal, while a revitalized and upgraded Brooklyn hub goes into service. 
As New York Penn Station marks a century of service, planners are gearing up for the next 100 years. A century ago, the Pennsylvania Railroad was in the midst of one…
Metrolinx, the Greater Toronto Area’s regional transportation agency, reportedly has been cited by Advertising Standards Canada of publishing misleading information on its proposed Air Rail Link and related rail projects.
The National Labor Relations Board has approved a settlement of unfair-labor-practice charges against Hyundai Rotem USA Corp. and TTA Philadelphia L.L.C. The charges were brought by Transport Workers Union Local…
An elder statesman among the growing crowd of U.S. transit properties, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority—the "T"—holds to its vision: expand its service area and service options. Watch Boston TV, listen to a radio…
$7 billion is available for Class II and Class III railroads.
Calculating the potential business generated by recent federal high speed rail dollars apportioned to Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor and other Northeast rail locations, HNTB Friday announced it has added four rail…
There are two constants about regional rail that most agencies will agree upon: 1) Customers prefer a one-seat ride. 2) Electrification has many benefits, but it’s very expensive. This locomotive, Bombardier…
Amtrak in June will begin a summer-long project to replace rail ties on the Northeast Corridor in Massachusetts, impacting Amtrak service and Massachusetts Bay Transporation Authority (MBTA) consists. Tie replacement…
Passenger flows were nearly normal Monday morning at PATH’s Hoboken Station following an accident Sunday, when a train ran through its bumper block and into the station platform, injuring about…
Vancouver's TransLink incentive to expand, and market, rail and transit options. The momentum is likely to continue. TransLink, part of British Columbia Rapid Transit Co., by almost all accounts performed admirably…
Ontario regional transport agency Metrolinx on Friday said it has entered into a C$53 million contract with Sumitomo Corp. of America to supply 12 diesel multiple-units (DMU) trains for the…
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