Amtrak and Plenary Infrastructure Philadelphia have reached an agreement for the restoration and renovation of Philadelphia’s historic building, the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station.
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California High-Speed Rail Authority directors have approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the approximately 80-mile Bakersfield to Palmdale project alignment section.
Humatics has been awarded a contract by the New York MTA to develop an interoperable Ultra Wideband solution to be used in train control applications.
MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has announced that Wi-Fi is now available in Atlantic Terminal and cell connectivity for Verizon subscribers in the LIRR tunnel between Atlantic Terminal and Bedford Avenue.
The proposed Palmdale Station will transform the North Los Angeles County area, and will serve as a connection point for the California high-speed rail network, Metrolink and Brightline West.
Located at the south end of the famed Las Vegas Blvd., the 110-acre location will create a convenient hub for passengers to connect easily upon arrival in Las Vegas.
Amtrak's investment includes a contract with Siemens Mobility for the manufacture of up to 83 multi-powered modern trains, including dual power and hybrid battery trains.
USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced that the Biden-Harris Administration intends to award $905.25 million to 24 highway and rail projects in 18 states under the FY 2021 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant programme.
If CHSRA's Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement is approved, the Bakersfield to Palmdale section will be 'shovel ready' for when funding is made available.
Following an investment of $28 million, Amtrak is set to deliver a range of improvements across its long distance overnight trains in order to improve the passenger experience.
The signing of the agreement means the project is now at an advanced design stage, bringing the start of construction one step closer on a project that promises to be a pivotal moment for mobility in the United States.
Amtrak is initiating the work to deliver by 2035 more frequent, reliable and sustainable intercity passenger rail services to over 160 more communities and 20 million more passengers annually, as outlined in their 'Corridor Vision'.
Michael Reininger, Brightline's CEO, has presented to a U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee with several recommendations on the steps that Congress can take to unlock more private investment into high-speed rail.
Raymond Atkins, Terry Hynes and Morgan Lindsay from the Transportation Group at Sidley Austin LLP detail why they believe that private investment is the way forward for high-speed rail in the U.S., but not without government support.