Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
December 7, 2017
Union Pacific Railroad has closed tracks between Ventura and Santa Barbara, Calif., due to wildfires in the area.
October 24, 2017
According to reports by the Miami Sun-Sentinel, the cost projections for Fort Lauderdale’s new three-mile Wave light rail line are more than $100 million higher than originally anticipated.
September 6, 2017
French company Transdev has been chosen as the operator of the 2.1 mile Milwaukee Streetcar.
August 25, 2017
The long-anticipated Sonora-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter rail made its debut on August 25, with full service beginning the following day.
August 23, 2017
Two SEPTA Norristown High-Speed Line trains collided at 69th Street terminal on August 22, injuring 33.
July 24, 2017
Connecticut DOT has chosen TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts to be the operators of the new Harford Line service between New Haven, Conn., and Springfield, Mass.
July 12, 2017
Working for 18 months without a contract, the Chicago Transit Authority workers represented by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 voted to strike in response to failed negotiations.
July 3, 2017
Only minor injuries reported when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed Sunday afternoon near Steilacoom, Wash.
June 9, 2017
VIA Rail’s remote services between Winnipeg and Churchill, Man., have been suspended since May 23 due to extreme flood damage along the Hudson Bay Railway.
May 16, 2017
First announced in 2015, ground was broken this week for a new station at Hamilton Springs on the Music City Star commuter rail line in Tennessee.