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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced that it has received four design proposals from qualified engineering firms for the modernization of the LIRR’s level…
Public transportation across the United States came out a winner of the Nov. 8 election as 33 of the 48 local and statewide public transit measures up for a vote…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued this statement on November 9 to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence:
Amtrak Northeast Corridor customers can take advantage of additional opportunities to ride Acela Express as Amtrak’s high-speed service adds station stops in Iselin (Metropark) and Trenton, New Jersey.
Ontario Northland has been chosen by Canarail to refurbish Rocky Mountaineer luxury passenger rail cars.
Long-time transportation system safety engineer Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, serving as a principal safety…
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has embarked on a three-month pilot program with technology provider TransLoc to integrate the state’s Amtrak train stations with public transit and Uber through…
Amtrak's only remaining dome car journeys into Upstate New York’s fall foliage for a final weekend, through Nov. 1. The six-week run began Sept. 29, and Amtrak reports ridership numbers…
Amtrak has earned accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), a recognition typically awarded to federal, state, local and tribal emergency response agencies. Amtrak is the first railroad ever…
Long-time railway supply executive Alan C. Lullman has joined Strato, Inc. as Vice President of Sales. He brings a broad range of experience including executive sales and business development for the…
Former Norfolk Southern senior executive James W. “Jim” McClellan, who played a significant role in shaping the structure of the modern North American railroad industry, died Oct. 14, 2016. He…
Amtrak’s Gateway Program to construct two new rail tunnels under the Hudson River to bring the number of tracks connecting New Jersey and New York City from two to four…
For newly minted Amtrak President Charles Wickliffe (Wick) Moorman IV, a winter of discontent is nigh.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named long-time Amtrak executive Drew Galloway as Vice President, Transit and Rail Planning Director. He will be based in the firm’s Newark, N.J. office.
Amtrak announced Oct. 11 the launch of a new, state-of-the-art Passenger Information Display System (PIDS) at Penn Station New York. The new PIDS communicates train status, origin and destination stations,…
Barry Melnkovic, Amtrak Executive Vice President, Chief Human Capital Officer, was named the 2016 HR Executive of the Year by Human Resource Executive magazine. The award recognizes leaders who have…
Chicago Rail Link, LLC (CRL), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is presenting a new and innovative grade crossing pilot project. It is the first such test of this technology…
New Jersey officials reauthorized the state's Transportation Trust Fund at $2 billion a year for the next eight years.
Amtrak announced the Amtrak Autumn Express will operate this year on Oct. 29 and 30 through parts of New York, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania.
In January 2016, Empire State Development, the New York MTA, Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak issued an RFP soliciting proposals for the comprehensive redevelopment of the historic midtown Farley…
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