Rick Webb, Executive Chairman, Watco

Railway Age 2021 Readers’ Influential Leaders

Railway Age is pleased to present the results of its second annual Readers’ Influential Leaders program.

Executives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, New Jersey Transit and MTA Metro-North Railroad will discuss how they are sharing information and intelligence, and coordinating their operations to ensure a safe return to the region’s job centers.

Commuter Rail Coalition: ‘Reopening New York’ Virtual Event, Oct. 6

“Reopening New York” is the fourth virtual event of the Commuter Rail Coalition’s (CRC) “Adapt. Evolve. Innovate. Operating Commuter Railroads in a Pandemic” series. It will be held Oct. 6.

Commuter Rail Coalition Secretary-Treasurer and SFRTA (Tri-Rail) Executive Director Steven Abrams: Rail Group On Air Podcast

Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono hosts Commuter Rail Coalition Secretary-Treasurer Steven Abrams, Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (Tri-Rail). Joining them is Joe Yesbeck, National Director Rail and

Commuter Rail Coalition Officers: Rail Group On Air Podcast

The Commuter Rail Coalition (CRC) is an association representing the interests, needs and benefits of the nation’s commuter railroads, which deliver 490 million passenger trips each year. The Coalition was formed by industry leaders to

CRC Calls for PTC Spectrum Protection

The 2008 Rail Safety Improvement Act (RSIA) required railroads that operate or host passenger trains (commuter/regional and intercity) to install Positive Train Control (PTC). The Commuter Rail Coalition (CRC) points out that, despite PTC requiring radio frequency spectrum for communication, “when commuter railroads needed to acquire spectrum, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) rebuffed requests to recognize the public safety mandate that required it, and told railroads to buy spectrum on the open market.”