High-Speed Rail

Moving America Forward transportation infrastructure
Image: ARTBA
Four Democratic presidential candidates discussed infrastructure challenges at a Feb. 16 campaign forum billed as the first-ever to focus on the…
February 20, 2020
California High-Speed Rail Authority bullet train
Rendering of a possible California high-speed train concept. Image: California High-Speed Rail Authority
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) recently issued its Draft 2020 Business Plan for public review and comment. The plan affirms the…
February 19, 2020
New Acela tracks at Hornell, New York, Amtrak
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Amtrak is setting a new milestone by beginning high-speed rail testing of the first train set in its new Acela fleet. The first of Amtrak’s 28 new …
February 18, 2020
Gov. Ralph Northam (D-Virginia) this week announced an agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and CSX to expand reliability and service on…
December 20, 2019
The Florida DOT (FDOT) today issued an immediate directive calling for the implementation of unprecedented rail safety measures and the launch of a…
December 06, 2019
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao recently announced significant plans to advance highway-rail grade crossing safety. Underscoring the U.S.…
December 04, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) this week issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Federal-State Partnership for State of…
October 08, 2019
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently announced that positive train control (PTC) has been installed on 90% of tracks where its…
August 06, 2019
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