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Elmo Leather-Eco-Friendly, Fire-Resistant Leather for Rail Interiors

Elmo's semi-aniline leather is dirt-resistant, easy to clean, and specially adapted to meet the durability and fire safety standards for rail vehicle interiors.The soft feel of Elmo's technical leath...

London Mayor announces plans to boost connectivity

London is set to introduce several new measures to improve digital connectivity across the city and tackle areas of poor connectivity.

AECOM and Network Rail to conduct independent review of Penn station

Amtrak has selected AECOM and Network Rail to carry out an independent review of the interaction, coordination and collaboration between multiple passenger concourses within Penn Station, New York.

Link Boardings Exceed All Other ST Services Combined

Link Light Rail continues to knock down milestones rapidly as ridership grows. January-March was the first quarter in which Link had more boardings than all Washington State Ferries combined. However, WSF outpaced Link for the second quarter (April-June) with 6,470,781 boardings to Link’s 5,997,005 for the same period. May was the first month in which […]

World GDP in current US dollars peaked in 2014

Our Finite World : "What has been concerning for the last couple of years is that World GDP on this basis is no longer growing robustly. In fact, it may even have started shrinking, with 2014 being the peak year."

Where are the aliens? The question that lives in the midnight voids

There are moments when the noise of regular reporting falls quiet and other issues are heard The post Where are the aliens? The question that lives in the midnight voids appeared first on Plane Talking.

Cascade Pushing for More Bikeshare, Faster

Early numbers for the two private bikeshare companies in Seattle are promising, or at least better than the numbers that Pronto used to get. The stationless aspect certainly adds a new level of convenience for the travel, and the pricing is attractive. SDOT’s policy allows each company’s bike fleet to double in size each month, […]

Thessaloniki Metro Extension

The Thessaloniki metro rapid transit system is being extended by 4.78km to Kalamaria, which is located approximately 7km from Thessaloniki, Greece.

Bombardier Wins Contracts for the First Monorails in Thailand

Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its Bombardier INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for two mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok.

WAGO Adds Regional Sales Manager for Southern Minnesota and South Dakota

WAGO has added Andy Chesla to its sales force to cover Southern Minnesota and South Dakota. Chesla graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Acquisition Creates one of the Largest Women- and Minority-owned Engineering Firms in the Midwest

TranSmart Technologies Inc. has announced its acquisition of Chicago-based EJM Engineering, a company specializing in planning, design, construction engineering and program management of infrastructure projects.

NY: Cat on the Tracks Disrupts Morning Commute on C Train, MTA Says

Delays on the C train were brought to you this morning by a cat on the tracks, officials said.

VA: Whatever Happened to HSR From Norfolk to Washington?

Work is almost done on a $50 million draft environmental study for the leg from D.C. to Richmond. The goal is to have nine more high-speed rail round trips from D.C. to Richmond by 2045.

Private Transit: Q&A with Mark Hallenbeck

Across the country, as bus routes are increasingly overcrowded and delays have slowed commuters, private transit companies are providing another choice. Mark Hallenbeck, director of the Washington State Transportation Center, sees a market for private transit but says these companies will not replace the need public transit fulfills. Show More Summary

Phillips Energy and Harris Garage Partnership a Model for Autogas Fleet Vehicle Conversions

Phillips Energy Inc. has announced it has partnered with regional automotive repair facility Harris Garage Inc. on autogas fleet conversion efforts.

DigitalGenius Takes Top Prize in the Eurostar 2025 Challenge

DigitalGenius Inc. has announced it took the top spot in the Eurostar 2025 Challenge, held at Viva Technology Paris, with its technology using practical applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve customer service.

NY: Bodies of Subway Fatality Victims Can be Left in MTA Break Rooms for Hours, Transit Workers Union Says

The bodies of people who are struck and killed by subway trains can be temporarily kept in MTA worker break rooms for hours before being properly removed, according to the union representing MTA employees.

Egypt train collision leaves 42 confirmed fatalities

Two passenger trains have collided near the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt, causing 42 fatalities and injuring more than 133, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population.

Construction starts on Malaysia's $13bn East Coast Rail Link project

China and Malaysia have started construction on the $13bn East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in Malaysia, which is being developed as a part of China's 'Belt and Road' initiative.

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