Federal Railroad Administration Issues Funding Opportunity with $318 Million for Capital Projects

A press release from The Department of Transportation; July 19, 2018: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad…

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New York and New Jersey: Trump administration raises more red flags on Hudson River tunnel project

By Will Bredderman, Crain’s New York Business; July 17, 2018 There’s no tunnel at the end of the light yet.…

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Contemporary Dining Menu Evolves on Two Amtrak Routes

A press release from Amtrak; July 12, 2018: Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited sleeping car customers now have a hot…

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The Daily CSX: Five revelations from the fatal Amtrak, CSX crash investigation

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 13, 2018 New details about the February collision of Amtrak and CSX…

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Amtrak Cascades train had mechanical failure before deadly crash, whistleblower says

By Chris Daniels, KING 5 NBC; July 12, 2018 An Amtrak electrician says the company sidestepped his safety concerns on…

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Amtrak says new focus on safety will make rail travel safer for all

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; July 11, 2018 Amtrak officials told federal ­investigators Wednesday that two recent fatal crashes…

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The ongoing search for first-and-last-mile solutions

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 2018 This spring, Progressive Railroading reached out to transit agencies…

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Railroads have day of reckoning with National Transportation Safety Board

Amtrak Cascades Engineer for Train Number 501 just before fatal crash: “A moment later, he saw the 30-mph speed restriction…

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Amtrak Cascades engineer called trip ‘learning experience’ before fatal Washington State crash

By David Shepardson, Reuters, WSAU News/Talk 550 AM; July 10, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Amtrak engineer aboard a speeding…

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