Central Florida: Virgin Trains USA construction to cause lane, shoulder closures this month

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; August 12, 2019 The expansion of Virgin Trains USA from Miami to…

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Florida: With federal funds in sight, Volusia County Council reconsiders SunRail to DeLand

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 15, 2019 The first glimmer of hope for a DeLand SunRail station…

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Federal Transit Administration gives favorable rating to proposed Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District commuter-rail extension

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 26, 2019 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has given the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District…

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Indiana: Rail projects top infrastructure investments

By Andrew Steele, The Times, nwi.com; March 10, 2019 The web of commuter rail that spreads from downtown Chicago into…

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Virgin plans American adventure in trains, ships, banks and hotels

By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; February 11, 2019 Editor’s note: This story was written and published prior to Virgin Trains…

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Brightline wants to go public. Here’s why.

By Billy Jean Louis and Brian Bandell, Orlando Business Journal; November 20, 2018 Three days after Brightline announced a strategic…

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Picking up steam in New England: Rail advocates to meet in Springfield for updates on CTrail, expanded north-south service and east-west plans

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; October 11, 2018 SPRINGFIELD – Rail passengers and their advocates will gather Saturday in Springfield at…

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$2.7 billion plan for new Atlanta transportation projects OK’d by MARTA

By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 4, 2018 MARTA officials approved Thursday the blueprint that will guide Atlanta’s largest…

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How did we get here? A look back at Seattle’s Center City Connector and streetcar history

By Michelle Baruchman, Traffic Lab Engagement Editor, Seattle Times; September 7, 2018 The First Avenue streetcar line would link the…

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Why Washington Metro’s Station Designs Are as Important as Its Service

By Dan Reed, Washingtonian; August 13, 2018 As Metro’s Silver Line continues its Virginia expansion, riders in Alexandria are looking…

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Central Florida: SunRail to change schedule for coming route expansion into Osceola County

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; July 19, 2018 SunRail will prepare for its expansion into Osceola County with schedule…

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Canadian National investing approximately $315 million to expand and strengthen Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018

A press release from Canadian National Railway; July 11, 2018: TORONTO, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:CNI)…

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Netherlands: Prorail to increase capacity of Amsterdam stations

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; July 3, 2018 The Netherlands government has decided to reconstruct and expand Amsterdam Central…

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OP-ED – The Hartford Line: The Train to the Future May Yet Stop Here

By Susan Bigelow, Connecticut News Junkie; June 21, 2018 I crammed myself aboard an Amtrak train with a few hundred…

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Glenview, Illinois OKs $400,000 In Fight Against Rail Expansion

By Tom Robb, Journal & Topics; May 3, 2018 Glenview trustees put their money where their mouth is in the…

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Indiana lawmakers smooth path for South Shore commuter rail expansion

By Nora Colomer, The Bond Buyer; February 6, 2018 Legislation paving way for a $1 billion expansion of a northern…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline officials eye rail corridors in Georgia, Texas, one day before South Florida service begins

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; January 12, 2018 WEST PALM BEACH — The Treasure and Space coasts still are waiting for…

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The Daily CSX: CSX greenlights terminal that was under review by Hunter Harrison

By Claire Bushey, Crain’s Chicago Business; December 18, 2017 CSX’s planned $230 million intermodal terminal for the southern suburbs appears…

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Orlando Sentinel Editorial: Take the long view on SunRail

By The Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board; December 15, 2017 It’s been a bumpy ride for SunRail since Central Florida’s $1.2…

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Maryland’s MARC trains to the University of Delaware? Possibility inches closer with award of Newark train station contract

By Karl Baker, The News Journal; December 11, 2017 A likely expansion of passenger rail service to the University of Delaware…

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Japan: How do railways figure out congestion on their trains?

From Japan Today; December 6, 2017 TOKYO – One of the stereotypical images of Japan during its years of postwar…

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New York Can Save Billions on Rail Tunnels If Long Island Rail Road Agrees to Share Track

By Alon Levy, Streetsblog New York City; December 4, 2017 German transit planners have a saying: organization before electronics before concrete.…

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