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AMTRAK UNVEILS NEW LOOK ON NATIONAL NETWORK LOCOMOTIVES

Fresh design to appear on many Amtrak trains in the future WASHINGTON – The first Amtrak locomotive to carry a new paint scheme is traveling from California to Delaware, giving the public a glimpse of a new look as it makes its way to more Amtrak trains in the years to come. “Amtrak is in an exciting new era, with…

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Brightline For The Assist: Announces “GOOOL Getter” Train to Inter Miami CF

In partnership with Inter Miami, the intercity rail service will now offer game day trains and free roundtrip shuttles to DRV PNK Stadium MIAMI – Brightline, the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America, announces its partnership with Inter Miami CF to offer dedicated game day trains along with free shuttles for the 2022 Inter Miami CF season. Brightline’s Fort Lauderdale station is…

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AMTRAK UNVEILS INTERIORS FOR NEW ACELA TRAINSETS

Amtrak and its supplier, Alstom, have reached another milestone in the development of the new Acela trainsets, unveiling the interiors of the fleet that will better serve Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor travelers. Through these photos, you will see how Amtrak is upgrading the experience for millions of passengers and setting the stage for the next generation of train travel in America and on…

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METROLINK IS FIRST PASSENGER RAIL AGENCY IN THE NATION POWERED BY RENEWABLE FUEL

Los Angeles – Today, Metrolink publicly shared its switch to renewable fuel, making the agency the first in the nation to completely power all its locomotives by the cleaner burning alternative. “It’s a proud achievement to be the first rail agency in the nation to use renewable fuel to move people around southern California,” Metrolink Board Chair Ara Najarian said. “We…

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Valley Metro, City of Phoenix renew Small Business Financial Assistance Program

After a successful first year, the Small Business Financial Assistance Program (SBFAP) pilot will continue through 2024, which is the completion of the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub and Northwest Extension Phase II light rail projects. In its first year, the SBFAP granted over $360,000 to 62 businesses impacted by construction. As the program enters its second funding year, both new…

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Building new track in downtown Phoenix creates temporary light rail service adjustment

Construction progress continues on the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub light rail project in Phoenix. Crews are about to begin work that will connect the current and future lines, creating a two-line light rail system and transfer hub in downtown Phoenix by 2024. This spring, workers will install nine new pieces of special track, reconstruct more than 1,000 feet of track and build…

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Celebrate Valley Bike Month in April

gray and black bicycles during daytime

Phoenix, AZ — The beautiful spring weather is here, which means it’s almost time to celebrate Valley Bike Month. Every April, Valley Metro and its member cities and event partners encourage bicycling to win prizes, get some exercise and help improve our air quality. On ShareTheRide.com, cyclists across the Valley can compete in the Bike Month Challenge to log the most bike…

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