Search

Streetcar is now open in Tempe

All aboard the Valley’s first modern streetcar! Passenger service on Valley Metro Streetcar began in Tempe at 10 a.m. today after a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local leaders and elected officials. The three-mile streetcar route will take riders to major employment centers, entertainment and event destinations, historic neighborhoods and connect to the regional transit network. “We are so pleased to help…

Read More

NCTD Issues Reminder that Public Trespassing on Railroad Tracks is Dangerous and Illegal

Oceanside, CA – The North County Transit District (NCTD) today issued a reminder to the public that trespassing on railroad tracks is dangerous and illegal. Rail trespassing results in accidents and fatalities that impact residents, visitors, rail employees, rail customers, and first responders. NCTD uses a combination of education, enforcement, and engineering to support risk reduction as it relates to trespasser…

Read More

METROLINK INVITES BICYCLE RIDERS TO RIDE FREE DURING BIKE TO WORK WEEK

Los Angeles – Metrolink’s Summer of Adventure begins in May with a celebration of National Bike Month and free fare for riders who board trains with their bicycles during Bike to Work Week, May 16-20. “Metrolink’s bike-friendly passenger trains are perfect for a summer travel adventure as well as for those riders who use their bikes for part of their commute.” Metrolink Board Chair Ara Najarian said. “And…

Read More

LA Metro approved New rail line

Back in February 2022, County of Los Angeles joined Metro officials to announce the final approval for the West Santa Ana Branch light rail line. West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Metro’s plan for better transit includes a new light rail transit (LRT) line to southeast LA County. This project would connect Artesia, Cerritos, Bellflower, Paramount, Downey, South Gate, Cudahy,…

Read More

Coming soon… The Airport Metro Connector, A people mover at LAX

Metro’s plan for better transit includes a connection to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with the Airport Metro Connector Transit Station (AMC) at Aviation Bl/96th Street. Once in operation, this new station will let riders transfer quickly and easily between LAX and Metro’s network. Located on the future line under construction now as the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, AMC includes a light…

Read More

BERKSHIRE FLYER PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE BEGINS JULY 8

Seasonal pilot service between Pittsfield and New York City being run by Amtrak, in conjunction with MassDOT and NYSDOT  PITTSFIELD, MA – Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), are announcing pilot seasonal passenger rail service to operate this year and in 2023 to be known as the Berkshire Flyer,…

Read More

AMTRAK REMAINS STEADFAST IN ITS COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

As the FRA invites U.S. rail operators to a national climate challenge, Amtrak progresses on emissions reduction WASHINGTON – During one of the most exciting phases for passenger rail in this nation’s history, Amtrak is beginning a new era that offers even more sustainable transportation options for travelers. To bring this transformation to life and as part of Amtrak’s vision…

Read More

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Here’s an update on LA Metro’s new light rail route… Metro’s plan for better transit includes the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project to bring more travel options and access to opportunity. This project will extend from E Line (Expo) at Expo/Crenshaw Station and merge with C Line (Green) at Aviation/LAX Station, connecting the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood and El Segundo. The Crenshaw/LAX Transit…

Read More

AMTRAK, CTDOT AND MASSDOT TO RESTORE WEEKDAY AMTRAK HARTFORD LINE SERVICE

Two weekday and five weekend trains to be added to schedule  HARTFORD, CT – In coordination with state partners at the Connecticut and Massachusetts Departments of Transportation, beginning Monday, April 25, Amtrak is restoring service of Amtrak Hartford Line Service trains (operating between New Haven, CT and Springfield, MA via Hartford, CT) in response to anticipated increased demand. Seven total trains will return,…

Read More
1 2 3 16