The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released the Northeast Corridor (NEC) FUTURE Record of Decision (ROD).
Commuter rail service is off to a running start near the new Boston Landing campus, world headquarters of New Balance Athletics, in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood, thanks to the planning and design work of STV.
In partnership with the UK’s University of Lancaster, aerial mapping company Bluesky launched a tool that can be used to predict the likelihood of trees falling on essential infrastructure.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement review (DEIS) for the Hudson Tunnel Project
Sound Transit announced that construction on the East Link light rail extension is now underway in the center lanes of the Homer M. Hadley floating bridge across Lake Washington.
Leica Geosystems acquired InfraMeasure, the rail measurement specialist known for helping Class I and other railroads achieve significant improvements in safety, accuracy, efficiency, reporting and measurement.
Louis Berger and Egis announced a new exclusive partnership formed to meet the project development and delivery needs for mass transit, rail and freight owners and operators in North America.
In conjunction with Infrastructure Week (May 15-19), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), and the Congressional PORTS Caucus Co-Chairs held a panel briefing on an array of freight related issues.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selected WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. to conduct preliminary engineering and other planning work for a new AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport.
Sound Transit unveiled plans to kick off one of the most ambitious public transit capital investment programs in the nation’s history.
Dewberry was selected to perform surveys and provide grading, drainage, and track engineering design services for Veolia Transportation Maintenance and Infrastructure.
GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V. (GMXT), the transportation business unit of Grupo México, and the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp (FEC) announced that they have entered into an agreement under which GMXT will acquire FEC.
The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a status update on railroads’ progress implementing positive train control (PTC) systems in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Texas Central said it reached option agreements on about 30 percent of the parcels estimated to be needed for a bullet train’s route between North Texas and Houston.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) selected Dewberry to develop a transportation and freight master plan for the new Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal train hub in Rocky Mount, N.C.
A new report on the state of America’s transportation infrastructure — 2015 Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance — confirms that more investment is needed not only to maintain the nation’s highway and transit systems but to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners issued an unprecedented $32 billion draft 2017-2026 Capital Plan for public comment and review.
Amtrak issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) in December seeking partnership opportunities to leverage up to 725 miles of track right-of-way and other real estate across the country for telecommunications, energy distribution, and associated activities considered appropriate by Amtrak.
After four years of working with the Northeast states, federal and state partner agencies and dozens and dozens of public meetings, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recommended a vision to build a better and stronger Northeast Corridor (NEC) over the next 30 years.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced a $499.39 million federal grant agreement with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority to build TEX Rail, a commuter rail line between downtown Fort Worth and the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.
Transport leaders from North America and across the globe will convene in New York for the inaugural meeting of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) International Rail Forum for North America.
Modjeski and Masters will perform engineering services required for rehabilitation and replacement of the oldest portions of the Union Station Tunnel in St. Louis.
Transit-oriented development near DART Rail, like CityLine and the continued growth in the Cedars south of downtown Dallas, is driving the North Texas economic boom with more than $7 billion in economic impact from new or planned construction within a quarter mile of rail stations.
Sound Transit selected HDR to complete final design of an urban rail-transit project known as the Tacoma Link Expansion. Numerous special characteristics differentiate it from other lines in Sound Transit’s Link system. They include smaller scale vehicles, shared traffic lanes and simplified urban platforms.