December 12, 2013
President and CEO Michael Melaniphy issued a statement urging Congress to vote to extend the commuter tax benefit, which is set to expire on Dec. 31.
December 10, 2013
May stymy transportation goals for the region if the agency does not receive $1.7 million in a supplemental appropriations bill. Its only other option may be to draw money from local transit providers such as SMART and DDOT.
The 24-mile Perris Valley Line will serve the California communities of Alessandro, Moreno Valley and Perris and improve transit options for commuters east and south of downtown Riverside.
December 6, 2013
Will focus on the changes made to the program in MAP-21 and highlight the expansion in available project eligibility and growth in grant applications.
Research projects that 480,000 new jobs representing $32 billion per year in income will be at risk due to congestion by 2040.
December 5, 2013
Federal regulators reject the state's request to exempt a large Central Valley segment of proposed track from a lengthy planning review
Says it is association’s long-standing position that Congress needs to authorize and appropriate funding for PTC implementation for commuter railroads that will cover 80% of the implementation costs.
The MTA’s acknowledgment of the existence of the alerter system on the train came as a NYPD officer who was on the train filed a $10 million suit, alleging negligence. Meanwhile, service was resumed on Thursday.
December 2, 2013
Among the provisions, the rule requires that vestibule and interior passageway doors on passenger cars be fitted with removable panels and windows to allow passage if the doors do not open.
November 26, 2013
The $28 million project received $22.6 million in ARRA funding under the U.S. DOT’s High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program and was the largest ARRA project in the state.
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