Rail

May 24, 2018 | Bryan Mulqueen

In the early 1900s, the personal automobile was the newest advancement in mobility. This development led to dramatic changes in our lives and in our communities.

February 21, 2018

The rail sector is no exception when it comes to disruptive changes through digitization. In a sector where fleet reliability is a key lever for increasing efficiency and reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO), ... read more

st. paul approves streetcar to twin cities airport
January 02, 2018

The way for 2025 will hopefully feel like a short one for residents of the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. For at that time, if all goes according to plan, ground will be broken on the Riverview Corridor transit project, a streetcar service line connecting downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis-St.

October 18, 2017

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry is unveiling details of an ambitious mass transit plan for Music City on Tuesday. Barry is expected to make the announcement at 10:45 a.m. at Music City Center. The plan is expected to include details of four tax increases to go before voters in May, along with plans... read more

October 13, 2017

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is considering two options for the 4.6-mile, $891 million South Bay Metro Light Rail Extension project, which will expand service to a new transit center further south, according to Urbanize LA.

public transit change travel multimodal transportation
August 16, 2017

Will a majority of Americans give up automobiles and rely on public transportation in the not-too-distant future?  Maybe not, but dependence on public transportation is definitely on the increase. Two things are happening as a result of this.

January 10, 2016

Chicago's Transit Authority will receive nearly $1.1 billion in federal grant funding to help pay for upgrades meant to expand rail capacity on the north side of the city, officials said Monday. The money will go toward work planned on the city's Red and Purple Lines.

July 21, 2016

To update their systems, Brazil is turning to the private sector for procurement.

July 19, 2016

Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a $27 billion transformation of New York City's mass transit system Monday morning at the Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn. "It's the recreation of the MTA," Cuomo told reporters and others at the press conference.

Francis Aquino, whose company makes an app for meditation, has a most un-Zen commute: an eight-mile drive to Santa Monica that can take an hour and fifteen minutes each way in bumper-to-bumper Los Angeles traffic. The 38-year-old office manager for Headspace Inc.

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