PTSI Transportation, a transportation management consultancy based in Rutherford NJ, announced that effective immediately, Ms. Em Hall has been appointed Product Manager of its Route Learning System™, and will also serve as Midwest Region Director for the company.
Metro is welcoming customers back to the Yellow Line on Sunday, May 7, 2023, beginning with the start of rail service at 7 a.m. The reopening will mark the completion of extensive rehabilitation work on the Yellow Line tunnel and bridge between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations.
PORTLAND–Plan a three-week disruption to the MAX Blue, Green and Red lines starting next month.
NEW YORK–MTA Metro-North Railroad this week announced upcoming schedule adjustments on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines to support state of good repair work. The new schedule will go into effect on Sunday, March 26, and be in effect through Saturday, June 10. The minor adjustments on the schedule will support ongoing infrastructure improvements happening on all three of the railroad’s East of Hudson lines.
ORLANDO–This week, Brightline successfully tested a train and tracks between Orlando International Airport and Cocoa, Fla., hitting 130 mph.
Construction on TriMet’s A Better Red MAX Extension and Reliability Project has reached a major milestone more than a year and four months after it broke ground.
ORANGE, Calif. – Rail passengers got their first look this week at the new and improved Anaheim Canyon Metrolink station, a long-awaited improvement project to facilitate a more efficient, comfortable rail experience for passengers traveling through north Orange County.
NEW YORK – This week, President Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded nearly $1.2 billion from the new National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) discretionary grant program for nine projects across the country.
SPECIAL REPORT with videos and photographs: OCTA Stabilizes Tracks in San Clemente Allowing Some Weekend Service Set to Restart Feb. 4.
Now that the heavy rains have subsided, the Orange County Transportation Authority has been successful in stopping slope movement and stabilizing the tracks in South San Clemente, clearing the way for weekend service to resume.
While this is a local story, and the KC Streetcar is a comparatively small operation, it’s nice to report some encouraging news about growth in ridership and the increasing vibrance of a downtown area.
Railway Track & Structures’ January 2023 issue is now available digitally. It features a cover story of the completion of BNSF’s new bridge in Sandpoint, Idaho.
ORLANDO–Brightline released a video and renderings of the future station, located at Orlando International Airport, that will connect millions and regionalize the state.
BOCA RATON–As we reported last week, the 44th annual National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association show was held in Boca Raton, Fla. from Jan. 4 – 7.
Last week, the Metropolitan Transit Authority issued a press release that describes a series of improvements made on the 7 Line. The entire press release comprises the remainder of this article.
There’s a small bright spot in the ongoing saga of the erosion of the southern California coast, and the impact on rail lines and rail service.
As part of the Union Station Enhancement Project, crews have begun piling work at Toronto’s Union Station on the south passenger concourse.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced a 24/7 service outage as of Dec. 8 on two lines along the 53 St. tunnel to perform maintenance and signal upgrades over the course of five consecutive days.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) celebrated the opening of the agency’s $2.3 billion Medford Branch of the Green Line Extension on Dec. 12.
What started out as a temporary location for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) station, it has remained on the east side of the South Bend Airport for years.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Long Island Railroad, part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has announced that work crews have completed an extension of track east of Great Neck that will ensure greater service reliability on the Port Washington Branch with the projected service increase associated with the opening of MTA’s new Grand Central Madison station.