Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
March 10, 2017
The delayed 5.4 mile extension of Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Fremont Line to Warm Springs station is slated to open on March 25, 2017.
March 6, 2017
The Chicago Transit Authority celebrates 70 years of service in 2017.
March 1, 2017
Following the denial of an increased subsidy by Indiana DOT, the planned transition of Hoosier State operation from Iowa Pacific Holdings to Amtrak took place on March 1.
February 13, 2017
A new extension of the Metro Gold Line light rail line from East Los Angeles to Whittier, Calif., could tunnel beneath Atlantic Boulevard.
February 3, 2017
The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society has been awarded $1.5 million to rehabilitate trains and locomotives for expanded service.
February 3, 2017
The five year capital plan would add more cars, extend routes, and improve transit times along the NICTD South Shore Line.
January 9, 2017
New York State governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his desire to expand Buffalo’s light rail to suburban Amherst, as well as build a new transit hub downtown on the waterfront.
January 6, 2017
On January 5, two SEPTA Route 10 trolleys collided near 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia injuring 44 passengers and two operators.
January 4, 2017
A low-speed collision with the bumping block at Long Island Rail Road’s Atlantic Avenue Terminal in Brooklyn, N.Y., injured more than 100 riders during this morning’s rush hour.
December 26, 2016
Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards is seeking matching federal funds to put into motion a plan to build out a commuter rail corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.