High-Speed Rail

positive train control; rail safety
News | March 26,2019

WSDOT announced the technology has been implemented along the Point Defiance Bypass, where an Amtrak train derailed in December 2017

rail transit funding Amtrak Southwest Chief
News | February 28,2019

The rail operator is putting up $3 million in matching funds for improvements on the route

high-speed rail Texas
News | February 25,2019

Texas Central Partners may soon begin work on the bullet train to connect Houston to Dallas

California high-speed rail
News | February 20,2019

The department announced it is seeking the return of $2.5 billion in federal funds from the state

high-speed rail in Florida
News | November 29,2018

Florida DOT is allowing Brightline 90 days to work out terms with the Central Florida Expressway Authority to build the train service along I-4

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News | November 21,2018

The rule paves the way for U.S. high-speed passenger trains to safely travel as fast as 220 mph

railroad crossing
News | October 26,2018

Work being carried out by Amtrak will include the installation of a new gate, warning lights and a power system

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News | October 24,2018

Gov. Brown has expressed support for establishing high-speed rail between Vancouver and Portland

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News | October 12,2018

Transportation officials representing Portland, Seattle and Vancouver are in talks to bring rail line to the Cascadia megaregion

Railroad upgrades
News | October 01,2018

The award funds components of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) project

Positive Train Control funding
News | September 14,2018

The announcement comes amid NTSB calls for expedited implementation of PTC

transit funding
News | August 03,2018

The $16.1 billion bill also will dedicate funding for intercity passenger-rail grants

Rail transit safety
News | April 13,2018

The GAO advised the FTA in its report to create a plan for developing risk-based inspection guidance for state safety agencies

Positive train control
News | February 06,2018

The train crash on Sunday left two dead and dozens of others injured

bullet train
News | January 17,2018

Though projected to cost $40 billion when approved in 2008, the cost for the 119-mile segment sits at $67 billion

train safety
News | January 12,2018

The bill would give railroads until the end of the year to enact Positive Train Control

rail
News | January 05,2018

Secretary Chao recently expressed concern about lack of PTC implementation to rail executives across the U.S.

NTSB
News | December 20,2017

Emergency brake was not deployed prior to the derailment over I-5 in Washington

High-speed rail
News | December 19,2017

Rail speeds at 90 mph should begin next summer in the state

I-5 near Tacoma, Washington
News | December 18,2017

Photo shows a railcar hanging off the side of a bridge; the derailment killed three people on board

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