Keep up to date on the latest light rail, rapid transit, commuter, and long-distance passenger rail news from coast to coast.
November 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect passenger train services in Canada, New York City, and San Francisco.
November 5, 2020
Metra will introduce its first Bike Car, answering the call from bike enthusiasts to have more room for bicycles on its trains.
October 30, 2020
The 7.8-mile rail line between Hammond and the Munster/Dyer border will include four new stations and cost $945 million.
October 19, 2020
“New York By Rail” has been published for Amtrak for 17 years but was delayed due to COVID.
October 7, 2020
San Diego’s Mid-Coast Trolley Project this week took delivery of the final of 45 Siemens Mobility S700 Light Rail Vehicles.
May 13, 2020
The South Coast Rail project will restore commuter rail service between Boston and southeastern Massachusetts. Phase 1 construction is beginning in 2020 and will restore service to the region by the end of 2023.
April 29, 2020
In response to dramatically low ridership due to the COVID-19 crisis, Metra will temporarily further reduce service on the Heritage Corridor, SouthWest Service and North Central Service starting Monday, May 4.
April 1, 2020
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) announced on April 1 that Route 102 light rail service serving Sharon Hill would be temporarily suspended, while Route 101 serving Media will be replaced by bus shuttles, beginning April 1, 2020.
March 26, 2020
Beginning Monday, March 30, all Muni Metro and light rail routes will be replaced by buses in response to San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order due to COVID-19.
March 25, 2020
Brightline will be temporarily suspending service, effective Wednesday, March 25.