The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has established an in-house Passenger Rail Working Group to ensure it can meet its PRIIA obligation to assess Amtrak on-time performance data, which the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will begin reporting later this year.
Join Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures for Light Rail 2021, featuring top practitioners like Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff, plus Nuria Fernandez, who was recently nominated for Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has submitted to Congress President Joe Biden’s $1.52 trillion discretionary funding request for Fiscal Year 2022, which includes $25.6 billion for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
Currently deployed around the world on some five-dozen rail transit lines, Thales’ Urban Rail Signaling solution SelTrac™ CBTC (Communications-Based Train Control) technology is now in its eighth generation.
STV promoted Paul E. Bobby and Kevin Carmody to Vice President positions; Bowman named Botts Smith Director of Transportation; and Chesapeake & Delaware named Renee LoSapio General Manager of Railroads.
CSX Corp. has closed the first phase of its $525 million rail agreement with Virginia for the commonwealth’s $3.7 billion initiative to improve passenger and freight rail capacity and relieve automotive traffic congestion.
By 2023, Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex residents will have improved rail access to DFW International Airport, when DART’s Cotton Belt Silver Line and Trinity Metro’s TEXRail commuter rail lines converge at Terminal B.
Las Vegas is connected to one of the hottest rail topics over the past year, a high-speed line connecting the gambler’s paradise with Los Angeles, but the city knows it also needs to take care of its own.
Through April 30, Puget Sound regional residents are encouraged to provide input to the Sound Transit Board of Directors on priorities for managing an unprecedented financial environment in its work to advance voter-approved transit projects that are not already under construction.
Infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems, Inc., is developing applications for digital twins with NVIDIA Omniverse; the FourKites® real-time supply chain visibility platform is offering a Tracking Quality Guarantee; and LEDtronics® is producing a new LED light fixture with an energy-efficient, high-lumen output.
One of North America’s finest long-distance passenger trains, VIA Rail Canada’s iconic Canadian, will be resuming the Toronto to Winnipeg portion of its run wih one full Toronto-Vancouver round-trip per week starting May
Resiliency is among the key takeaways from Sergio Rebelo, who kicked off the recent 2021 Rail Equipment Finance (REF) Virtual Conference. He is the MUFG Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
After a thorough review of my mergers and acquisitions career work, I have reached the conclusion that the Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern (“CPKC”) combination has several less-than-optimal locations where overall system performance affecting three nations—the U.S., Mexico and Canada—could be addressed and improved during Surface Transportation Board review.
At Cowen and Company, we are updating our rail models to reflect carload data and costs associated with severe weather and fuel in the first quarter.
As Amtrak marks its 50th anniversary, many are reflecting on the railroad’s past half-century and wondering how it will do in the next.
FINANCIAL EDGE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2021 ISSUE: The tone and context of Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail conference held virtually on March 10, 2021 changes rapidly when viewed through the blockbuster announcement of Canadian Pacific’s (CP) acquisition of Kansas City Southern (KCS).