Sustainability

The quest to concoct a workable rubber-tired replacement for steel-wheel light rail transit (LRT)—on standard steel rails—seems eternal. Several variants of running a “tram on tires,” typically with some configuration…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP), “to facilitate public-private partnerships for public transportation capital projects that will help the…
More than 80% of respondents to a CSX Service Quality survey issued by Cowen and Company say they have experienced service issues since the company initiated President and CEO Hunter…
The first train service rolled through the San Gabriel trench earlier this week, nearing completion of a five-year project that sought to mitigate the impact of rail line traffic on…
The Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act, introduced in March of this year, has achieved 226 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives (H.R. 721) and 51…
CN announced it will make a donation of C$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of relief efforts to aid victims of the fires in British Columbia.
CSX, short line Louisville & Indiana, and Cummins are combining on an Indiana railroad improvement project.
The Canadian province of Alberta plans to spend C$1.53 billion in provincial carbon tax money to fund one-third of Calgary Transit’s Green Line light rail transit expansion project.
A new two-track rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey would cost $12.9 billion, up from previous estimates of $7-10 billion.
The Siemens-built, Cummins QSK-95-powered Charger diesel-electric locomotives hauling All Aboard Florida’s Brightline higher-speed express passenger trains connecting West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami along the Florida East Coast Railway…
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