High-Speed Rail

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

News | January 05,2018

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

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

Railroad safety
News | July 31,2017

Developing technology includes cracked wheel detection, positive train control and sensor-dropping drones to prevent rail accidents

News | July 11,2017

The research performed by the American Action Forum sees higher procurement costs

Feature | Joshua Bendyk, P.E. | May 31,2017

Modeling tools help integrate new services into existing systems

News | March 21,2017

The commission allocated $217 million for transportation projects across the state

News | January 18,2017

The region is being looked at for a more aggressive application of high-speed transit

News | July 15,2016

Even after funding, lawmakers project first completed project still about a decade away

News | June 29,2016

The “Metropolitan Lounge” will ease the woes of premium customers only

News | June 16,2016

The multi-billion dollar bullet train will connect Houston to Dallas

News | June 10,2016

About 20 crossing safety upgrades between East St. Louis and Carlinville are planned

News | May 24,2016

The $9.9 million platform will parallel the tracks for more than 800 ft near Norfolk Avenue, with 600 ft of the waiting area covered by a canopy

News | May 19,2016

The new proposal comes after the cost for the rail projected to be $8 billion

News | March 14,2016

An Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed in southwest Kansas, injuring 29

News | February 29,2016

SEPTA moves forward with plan to add a high-speed rail service to King of Prussia

Feature | Beth Osborne and Rayla Bellis | February 19,2016

DOTs work to adapt a more innovative approach to transporation needs

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