Tag: Federal Railroad Administration

Travel & Public Transit

US Class I railroads are almost fully interoperable

November 19, 2020

Via: FreightWaves

The U.S. operations of the Class I railroads are nearly fully interoperable, with 91.6% of the network reaching interoperability by the end of the third quarter, according to data from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). At the end of the […]

Travel & Public Transit

Commuter railroads have catching up to do ahead of PTC deadline

November 26, 2019

Via: Politico

A YEAR AND A BIT LEFT FOR PTC DEADLINE: Railroads are making progress on meeting a statutory mandate to install positive train control, but some hurdles still remain ahead of a rapidly approaching December 2020 deadline. The Federal Railroad Administration […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Congress hearing to examine California High-Speed Rail Project

August 6, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, chaired by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), will hold a field hearing in Sacramento on Thursday, August 9, to review the status and recent changes to the California […]

Impact & Regulations

FRA clears hurdle for improving freight, passenger rail between D.C., Va.

September 12, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the completion of the Tier II Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the 123-mile section of the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor from Washington, D.C., to south […]