Passengers’ rights, rail rules approved in Canada’s new Transportation Act

By Allison Lampert and Rod Nickel, Reuters, Global News; May 23, 2018 Canada on Wednesday approved broad air and freight reforms…

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Rail advocates calling for province to restore passenger train service in Northeast Ontario

By Robin De Angelis, CBC News; May 23, 2018 Railway advocates in northeastern Ontario are hoping voters keep passenger trains…

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Ontario elections: NDP promises rail passenger service within 4 years

By P.J. Wilson, The Nugget; May 22, 2018 It won’t happen overnight, but if the Ontario NDP wins the June…

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FRA’s Dirty Dozen

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Tanya Snyder, Lauren Gardner and Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; May 17, 2018 DIRTY…

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Bill would make assaulting rail crew members a federal offense

By Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune; May 16, 2018 On the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an Amtrak conductor in…

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FRA Issues $250 Million Notice of Funding Opportunity for PTC Projects

May 15, 2018FRA Public Affairsfrapa@dot.gov 2018 PTC Q1 data released shows railroads continue to make progress implementing PTC systems WASHINGTON—The…

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Canadian federal government Liberals reject second round of Senate transport amendments

By Kelsey Johnson, iPolitics; May 11, 2018 The Trudeau government says it will reject two Senate amendments to its proposed…

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New York State after Iowa Pacific: Warren County struggles with what to do with its railroad tracks

By DON LEHMAN, The Post Star, Watertown Daily Times; May 3, 2018 QUEENSBURY — Warren County has hired a new…

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