July 29, 2014
Its 2015 budget includes $84 million in safety initiatives, and safety investments will total $363 million over the entire 2015 to 2018 four-year Financial Plan. The MTA Board will vote on next year’s final Financial Plan in December.
May 30, 2014
During his visit, he highlighted the importance of the GROW AMERICA Act, the Obama Administration’s four-year, $302 billion reauthorization bill now before Congress, which will provide $19 billion for rail.
April 30, 2014
The board committees approved the expansion of a contract with a joint venture of Bombardier Transportation/Siemens Rail Automation by an additional $11.3 million.
March 20, 2014
Meanwhile, both railroads are working together to procure and install Positive Train Control as quickly as possible.
February 24, 2014
Wabtec's I-ETMS PTC System will be implemented on select trains that share BNSF tracks on the Metrolink 91 Line, Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line.
January 16, 2014
Improving operational safety in rail transit made the list for the first time. The list also includes making improvements to occupant protection and fire safety, doing more to prevent distracted and impaired driving.
December 23, 2013
The upgrade will increase the safety and reliability of the line and support the LIRR’s planned PTC system.
December 18, 2013
In an op-ed piece, Joseph Boardman said Congress, the FRA, the rail industry and all other players involved need to re-double their commitment, provide funding, act with determination and eliminate roadblocks to achieve PTC implementation as soon as possible.
December 17, 2013
Will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System equipment and installation for 16 locomotives and 18 passenger transit cab cars as well as signal design and communications, mapping and systems integration.
December 4, 2013
The FRA asked Congress to grant extensions for positive train control on some rail lines and allow alternative technologies, according to a Government Accountability Office report published in August.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.
The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.
Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2014 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.