Issue / Commuter Rail

Senate Rail Hearing Focuses On Pushing Back PTC Deadline

January 28, 2015 Earlier today, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on freight rail...

New FRA Report Details PTC Implementation Woes

August 12, 2015 Last Friday afternoon, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) submitted a report to Congress detailing the...

Virginia’s Commitment to Transit Funding Creates a Wealth of New Projects Benefiting the Commonwealth

Virginia has a long history of commitment to mass transit. The Washington, D.C. region's Metro system, the result of a 1967 interstate...

California: Helping Themselves to a Brighter Future

BY KYLE MOTYCKA Business Development and Proposal Manager - Rail Veolia Transportation Maintenance & Infrastructure,...

Completing Projects With Less Funding: Sound Transit’s Success Story

BY JONI EARL Chief Executive Officer Sound Transit Many transit agencies were hit hard by the recession; what added dimension to...

2013 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

2013 Transportation Weekly Archive Index   January 2013   January 16, 2013 issue January 21, 2013 update ...

Three Steps to Improving Intercity Transportation in the Amtrak Reauthorization

With the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) heading to conference, the legislative action on infrastructure and...

Let’s Turn Over Commuter Trains to Nonprofit Organizations

BY ROHIT T. AGGARWALA Eno Board of Advisors, Special Advisor, Bloomber Philanthropy United States public transit faces a paradox:...

The Future of the Northeast Corridor

BY RICHARD J. LORBON Chief, NEC Infrastructure and Investment Development, Amtrak The National Passenger Railroad Corporation...

The Future of the Northeast Corridor

Editor's Note: This article appeared in the June 2013 edition of Eno Brief. By: Richard J. Lobron Chief, NEC Infrastructure and...

Introducing Policy Change: The Case of Knives on Planes

Last month, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unveiled a plan to permit some items that had been previously banned back...

Three New Visionary Ideas for the President

When President Obama gave his State of the Union speech to Congress last month, the transportation community reaction was mixed. The...

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