Positive Train Control

The U.S. DOT’s Build America Bureau provided a $851.15 million loan under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program to the…
July 27, 2020
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) this week released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of December 31, 2019…
February 28, 2020
NJ Transit makes key advancement in positive train control project
Image: @NJTRANSIT via Twitter
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently gave NJ Transit approval to begin revenue service demonstration (RSD) of its positive train…
February 21, 2020
Today, the House Subcomittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a hearing to address “Challenges and Opportunities for Commuter…
September 24, 2019
The U.S. DOT's Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure…
August 19, 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
NTSB report Amtrak derailment Tacoma, Washington
Image: NTSB report via Washington State Police
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently issued a final report detailing its investigation into the derailment of an Amtrak train…
June 25, 2019
Washington State DOT (WSDOT) officials recently announced the implementation of positive train control (PTC) technology has been fully activated…
March 26, 2019
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