Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
April 21, 2017
According to local news reports, the selection committee announced their choice of a downtown location for Buffalo’s new Amtrak station, located not far from the existing facility at Exchange Street.
March 27, 2017
No injuries were reported when Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited derailed just outside Chicago Union Station this morning.
March 13, 2017
Several south Florida transit agencies are working together to develop a unified, seamless fare collection system that works across various modes.
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.