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November 21, 2014

Bombardier people mover launches in Singapore

Is also upgrading the LRT signalling and communications sub-systems to enhance overall system capacity and to integrate new platforms at the Choa Chu Kang LRT station into the system.

November 20, 2014

Shuster to continue as chairman of House T&I

In a statement, he says he looks forward to building upon the committee's previous successes and continuing our work to reform federal programs, cut red tape, reduce regulatory burdens on businesses and families, and promote greater transparency and fiscal responsibility.

November 20, 2014

NTSB releases Metro-North special investigation report

The report examines several common safety management problems present in all the accidents. Last month the NTSB released accident briefs identifying the probable causes of these accidents.

November 20, 2014

CUTA presents 2014 Leadership Awards

The ceremony took place in front of transit leaders gathered in Niagara Falls for the CUTA Fall Conference and Trans-Expo, hosted by Niagara Falls Transit, Welland Transit, St. Catharines Transit Commission and Niagara Parks.

November 19, 2014

Japan test runs 311 mph maglev train

The maglev trains have been tested before between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki but now members of the public have been allowed on board for the first time.

November 19, 2014

N.Y. man suspected of pushing man off platform arrested

Wai KuenKwok, 61, of the Bronx was standing on the platform with his wife on Sunday morning when he was shoved in front of a D train. The NYPD released surveillance video of a man believed to be the man arrested Tuesday night.

November 19, 2014

Metro-North, LIRR to acquire video cameras for trains

Outward-facing cameras will be used to record track and wayside activities, and inward-facing cameras will be used to record the engineer’s control area while the train is in operation.

November 19, 2014

N.Y. MTA activates winter operations plan

The plan, which affects NYCT subways, buses and the Staten Island Railway, is updated and put into effect in mid-November each year in an effort to anticipate the effect of inclement weather on service.

November 19, 2014

Amtrak calls for investigation of 2 freight operators

Agency says Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation are causing unacceptable delays for passengers traveling between Chicago and Washington, D.C., on the Capitol Limited service.

November 18, 2014

Chicago targeting abuse of free, reduced fare cards

Regulations for free and reduced-fare programs — which include seniors, persons with disabilities, U-Pass, student fares and other categories — stipulate that those cards can only be used by the individual identified on the card and can’t be transferred.

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