Work on Toronto’s 12-mile Eglinton Avenue Crosstown LRT, the city’s first such project, will break out onto the surface during 2018.
Amtrak has been awarded a five-year contract by Maryland Department of Transportation-Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to continue operating commuter rail services.
A British firm thinks retired London Underground trains can find a new home running on budget-conscious passenger lines in the United States.
California’s proposed high-speed rail system will cost $13 billion more and take four years longer to build than original estimates.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on March 9 announced eight winners of the MTA Genius Transit Challenge, including two that “plan to immediately reinvest their cash awards from the competition and contribute seed money to advance their ideas in conjunction with the MTA.”
Four rail-specific and rail-related projects have been awarded a total of $54.5 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants, or about 10% of the $500 million available in the latest round of funding.
Passenger rail operators were returning some lines to service in the Northeast after a second straight Nor’easter whipsawed the region with heavy snow.