High Performance

A report on U.S. high speed rail released Tuesday recaps why the nation has been slow to adopt HSR as a transportation option, classifies four waves of global HSR development,…
Anthony Coscia, former chair of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, has been elected chair of the board of directors of Amtrak, succeeding Thomas C. Carper, Amtrak…
Bombardier Transportation said Wednesday Lutz Bertling has been named the company's president and chief operating officer, effective June 3. He succeeds current president Andre Navarri, who will remain with the…
California’s Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board has adopted an updated Memorandum of Understanding with the California High Speed Rail Authority that “lays the foundation for modernizing the Caltrain system through…
A triad of U.S. HSR interests makes its move, upsetting some preconceived conventional wisdom involving the nation’s passenger rail outlook.
A report released Friday by the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) says U.S. high speed rail (HSR), higher-speed rail (HrSR), and intercity rail projects are spurring the U.S. rail…
Southern California's Metrolink will receive funds from the Carl Moyer Program to procure up to 20 new low-emission Tier 4 locomotives. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Governing…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, says he will leave the Obama administration in February, ending months of speculation over the possibility of continuing in his role during the administration’s second term.
One clause in a single sentence in President Obama's second inaugural speech has potential for meaningful consequences: "Together, we determined that a modern economy requires railroads and highways to speed…
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