NJ Transit unveils new rail safety system

The “Another Train Coming” rail safety device is designed to enhance pedestrian safety around the tracks. The warning system consists of active signs in all four quadrants of the rail crossing, with an LED text message that reads, “DANGER, Another Train Coming,” as well as an audio component that repeatedly sounds the message.

Amtrak testing trains at 165 mph

Locations in Maryland/Delaware, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts may at some future time experience regular 160 mph service. Tests utilize high-speed Acela Express equipment and measure the interaction between the train and the track, rider quality and other safety factors.

NYCT to install 'Help Points' on subway

Created specifically for the subway environment, the unit is designed to be an easily recognizable communications tool for customers who need to either report an emergency or ask for travel directions.

Amazon.com offers $5.5M to pay for streetcar, bike lanes

Hopes to offset impact of 12,000 new employees that would work at a planned high-rise campus site.

Smart card group showcases open fare payment

During the meeting, agencies discussed strategies for accepting open bank card payments for public transportation; challenges and opportunities for commuter rail; best practices for transit business and technical architectures; financial industry technologies and directions that affect fare collection; and the impact of new fare collection systems on fare policy.

CapMetro passes FY2013 budget

Adopted was a $193.9 million operating budget, a $64.3 million capital budget and $16.2 million to fund interlocal agreements and other expenses.

MARTA audit urges new revenue sources

Agency, which will likely exhaust reserves by fiscal 2018, should launch more aggressive advertising, charge parking fees and look to outsource up to a dozen functions to bring new revenues.

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