FTA lowers rating for Gateway tunnels

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 15, 2018 A revision by the Federal Transit Administration lowering the…

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A harrowing prospect from Amtrak for commuters

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Stephanie Beasley and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; February 16, 2018 WHO…

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Amtrak CEO: How we are making Amtrak safer

By Richard Anderson, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; February 14, 2018 Recent high profile accidents have understandably shined a spotlight on…

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New Jersey Transit trains could be banned from tunnels to New York City at end of year

By Jonathan D. Salant, NJ.com; February 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — NJ Transit trains could be kept out of the Hudson River tunnels…

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New Jersey Transit to Add Train Cars in Bid to Ease Chronic Overcrowding

By Elise Young, Bloomberg, February 15, 2018 New Jersey Transit is adding 40 train cars to relieve chronic crowding at…

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New Jersey Transit Has Worst Monthly Performance Since Penn Station Work

By Sandi Friberg, Bloomberg; February 15, 2018 New Jersey Transit in January had its worst monthly on-time rail performance since…

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FINALLY! Senate confirms top rail safety official

By David Shepardson, Reuters; February 13, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed late on Tuesday a former…

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Coalition seeks Northeast Corridor funding in Trump’s infrastructure plan 8 Shares Share Tweet Share Email Share

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; February 12, 2018 As President Donald Trump releases his long-awaited infrastructure plan today, a coalition of…

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Trump budget proposes again to cut federal funding for Amtrak in half, which Congress has rejected

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, KING 5 News NBC; February 12, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump proposed again in his…

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New Jersey Senators Booker, Menendez slam Trump on rail safety as Democrats block nominee

By Curtis Tate, Staff Writer, NorthJersey.com; February 9, 2018 HOBOKEN — New Jersey’s U.S. senators ripped into the Trump administration…

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