Metra adds state funding for 2 new rail stations

The two stations have been planned for years, however, funding was first held up in the state’s budget woes and then cut in 2017.

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Transit could drive contactless payment growth

Large transit agencies have moved or are moving to open contactless payments, including in Chicago, Portland, and New York.  

Amtrak recognized as one of America's best employers

The agency is on the Forbes list for the fifth year in a row and is among 500 employers across 25 industries.

Seattle, Via to provide on-demand transportation to, from rail stations

The year-long pilot project is partly funded by $2.7 million from the voter-approved Seattle Transportation Benefit District.

WMATA joins Greater Washington Smart Region Movement

The agnecy and the Board of Trade signed an agreement whereby they will work together to help move critical digital projects forward in the region.

STV names new industrial engineer and project manager

Prior to joining the firm, William Smith produced designs for various urban and regional transit facilities, and freight railroad shops and yards.

Metra launches 'COPS' safety mobile app

The app automatically disables the user’s smartphone flash to ensure discretion, and reports can be made anonymously.

Chicago becomes largest U.S. city to commit to 100% clean energy

The resolution also calls for complete electrification of Chicago Transit Authority’s bus fleet by 2040.

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