Alstom completes hybrid locomotive for Volkswagen

The new generation of hybrid shunting locomotive will be used at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant for zero-emission freight transport, making a sustainable contribution towards...

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Website helps commuters tap multimodal options

CarFreeAtoZ plans trips in a manner similar to Google Maps or Mapquest, but it combines different transit options, such as walking, using the Metro and biking.

Calif. Bay Area residents say they'd pay for public transportation

In a recent poll, 59% said they would support a second Transbay Tube to help ease BART’s overcrowding, even though the price would be high. The poll did not offer cost estimates or ask if those surveyed would be willing to tax themselves for the improvement.

FRA to enforce PTC deadline, impose penalties

Beginning Jan. 1, 2016 the FRA will begin imposing penalties on railroads that have not fully implemented the safety technology. Railroads that fail to meet the deadline face potential fines of up to $25,000 per day.

Utah rail projects spur $225M value in local economy, study shows

Major companies including Adobe, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Overstock.com and Workday have made office location decisions based, in part, by proximity to the TRAX and FrontRunner stations.


Poll: Public transportation users hate listening to cell phone conversations

About 50% of those surveyed said listening to somebody talk on their cellphone is the most annoying behavior on public transportation, followed by people who won't give up their seats for handicapped or senior citizen passengers.

Calif.'s Metrolink operating PTC on 341 miles of agency-hosted lines

Following approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Metrolink began operating PTC RSD on the last of Metrolink's hosted rail system on June 14. RSD simply means trains in revenue service or in Metrolink's case, with passengers on board.

Area states, agencies set to pay more to maintain NEC

In December, the Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Operations Advisory Commission voted, 17-1, to approve a new cost-sharing policy, designed to spread the burden for spending $425 million a year for the next three years for maintenance and upgrades on the corridor.

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