Commuter Regional

New Jersey Transit has implemented a $2.019 billion operating budget and a $1.203 billion capital program for the fiscal year that started July 1, 2014.
Dramatically debunking the onus of "car-culture" status, Los Angeles is on the move to move more of its area residents with numerous rail options.
J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP) said it has been awarded a $6.5 million contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) for finalizing the design of a…
Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 regional passengers rail lines as midnight arrived Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durban (D) joined Union Pacific President and COO Lance Fritz Friday, June 27, 2014, to announce a joint $90 million addition…
Chicagoland's Metra on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, joined local elected officials and to mark the completion of a $4.5 million renovati0on of Metra's Cicero Station on the BNSF Line.
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) has awarded a contract worth up to $10 million to a joint venture of J.L. Patterson & Associates Inc. and STV Inc. for…
According to a new Mineta Transportation Institute report, Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature,“evidence from the high speed rail systems of Europe and Asia demonstrates…
Cubic Transportation Systems is launching Urban Insights Associates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cubic described as “a consulting and services practice aimed at helping the transportation industry achieve greater…
Keolis Commuter Services has reached agreement with all 14 of the labor unions representing 1,800 employees for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Commuter Rail service, which Keolis begins operating…
Plans to electrify the GO Transit regional rail network, previously pegged as a 10-year, C$1.8 billion endeavor, may prove problematic, Metrolinx CEO Bruce McCuaig has acknowledged.
One hears the word "green" more than ever at any given rail conference, not without reason. Most in the rail world, naturally enough, apply the allusion to themselves and their…
October 28 & 29, 2014  |  Washington Marriott |  Washington, DC Gold Sponsor: Herzog Transit Services, Inc. Conference Agenda Tuesday, October 28 8:00 Registration - Westend Ballroom Foyer Continental Breakfast |…
Robert Coward has been named a Senior Supervising Engineer in the Lawrenceville, N.J., office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. He will provide construction management support for the New Jersey High-Speed Rail Improvement…
With a goal of addressing a longstanding bottleneck along the Northeast Corridor, the Federal Railroad Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation, and Amtrak are advancing an engineering and environmental study to…
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Washington, D.C. District Department of Transportation (DDOT) have released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed reconstruction of CSX’s Virginia Avenue…
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen has ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement with Chicagoland’s Metra, affecting approximately 200 locomotive engineers, who operate trains in more than 100…
SEPTA management appears willing to endure a strike to its regional rail system, possibly beginning this Saturday, June 14, 2014, rather than delay such action until winter, when weather is…
A new research report from the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium, “Transit Access and the Agglomeration of New Firms: A Case Study of Portland and Dallas,” examines why new businesses…
AMT, GO Transit, West Coast Express, and VIA Rail Canada anchor the nation’s passenger rail network. Each faces fiscal challenges.
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