Ontario, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure eyes a new way of funding GO Transit stations. Also, an autonomous security robot will report for duty in the New York City Subway; Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Norfolk Southern (NS) finalize an agreement to expand Amtrak Pennsylvanian passenger rail service; and noise mitigation measures are being implemented on Réseau express métropolitain in Montreal.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Aug. 15 that the application period for grants under the Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Freight Rail Assistance Program (RFAP) is now open.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on May 17 released its 2045 Freight Movement Plan (FMP), a comprehensive strategic plan for moving goods throughout the Commonwealth.
Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority (PNRAA) on March 22 released the findings of a two-year analysis examining the potential for rail services between Scranton, Pa., and New York.
Brightline reveals first look inside its Orlando Station. Also, Wisconsin mayors submit letter of interest to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to take part in a study that will look at building an Amtrak rail line connecting Green Bay and Milwaukee; construction of a new Coatsville, Pa., station, serving Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is now under way; and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority’s (SFMTA) Central Subway is now open seven days a week.
Watco launches first phase of GeoConnect. Also, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announces $26 million for 24 rail freight improvement projects through the Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP).
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced on Sept. 12 that it will be accepting applications through Nov. 14 to fund transportation improvement projects under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF).
Mendocino Railway sues to preserve federal oversight of railroads. Also, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announces application period for 2022 rail freight grant programs. Mendocino Railway Class III common carrier Mendocino
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Norfolk Southern (NS) are one step closer to finalizing an operating agreement to expand Amtrak passenger rail service in western Pennsylvania.
Amtrak is investing $16 million to update the 105-year-old Johnstown Station, which is served by the Pennsylvanian, a PennDOT-supported route between New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.