The independent Measure RR Bond Oversight Committee’s new annual report says through March 2022, $1.26 billion in Measure RR funds were invested in a total of 150 BART projects. Measure RR is now in its fifth year of what is expected to be a 20-year lifespan of work. (Photograph Courtesy of BART)

Report: More Active BART Projects Than Ever

There are now more rebuilding projects happening across the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) than at any point in the District’s 50-year-history despite the continuing impacts of the global pandemic.

HART Utility Relocations Under Way

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has awarded a contract for relocation of utility infrastructure along Dillingham Boulevard to Nan, Inc.

MBTA Green Line Improvements Ahead of Schedule

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line E Branch service resumed earlier than previously scheduled following the successful completion of track and Green Line Train Protection System (GLTPS) work during a 16-day closure.

Landslide, Poor Concrete Supports, Concrete Worker Strike Delay Seattle LRT Openings

A variety of factors have forced several Sound Transit light rail projects to be delayed, pushing back their openings.

The MBTA has responded to safety concerns from the FTA, and some of the actions involved some track maintenance.

MBTA Makes Prompt Response to FTA Safety Concerns

On July 14, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) reported on its progress to address ongoing safety concerns raised during a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) last month. Over

Uinta Basin Railway Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle

The wheels of the Uinta Basin Railway project, which will be built primarily to haul crude oil, have been greased.  Construction could begin as early as next year after the U.S. Forest

Mid-Coast Corridor Progress UCSD Viaduct progress on May 15, 2018 MCTC Pouring Frame 5 / Pepper Canyon Station stem and soffit pour.

Rail Group On Air: 2022 RT&S Top Projects, Part 1

RT&S, a Railway Age sister publication, takes a closer look at the Mid-Coast Corridor Projects in San Diego, Calif. The endeavor was on this year’s RT&S Top Projects list.

The Grand Slam project would consist of four rail tunnels.

RAIL GROUP ON AIR: Grand Slam Tunnel Project Still Taking Its Swings

Railway Age Engineering Editor and Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with AmeriStarRail’s Scott Spencer about the potential of the Grand Slam rail tunnel project.

Rail Group On Air: Both Sides of the Fence

Railway Age Engineering Editor and RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson digs deeper into a rail fence controversy in Del Mar, Calif.

First run: Amtrak no. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, overtakes a BNSF empty grain train at Moab, Wash. Bruce Kelly photo

Watch: Amtrak Debuts ALC-42 in Chicago

Amtrak and Siemens Mobility North America came together at Chicago Union Station to launch the ALC-42, the next generation of long-distance locomotives, on the Empire Builder. Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief and