Commuter Rail

Investment needed now in light rail network, local officials say

Photo: Rodneyghewy via Wikimedia Commons<p>Transport companies and officials from the four big cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and The Hague are …

Netherlands

Alaska forms Anchorage commuter rail task force

THE governor of the state of Alaska Mr Bill Walker signed an administrative order on January 10 establishing a task force to examine the feasibility …

Commuting

Baker criticizes Keolis over post-storm commuter rail struggles

Governor Charlie Baker added to the criticism of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s biggest contractor Thursday, saying Keolis Commuter …

Commuting

Major Rainstorm On The Way

BEVERLY (WBZ-AM) -- State and local communities are preparing for another major storm--though this time, we're talking about inches of rain instead …

Weather

Alaska governor to assemble advisory group on commuter rail

Gov. Bill Walker issued an executive order to establish a task force to look into building a commuter rail service between Anchorage and Wasilla, …

Business

Poll: Voters say the T is weathering winter better

By<p>5:00 AM<p>In the days following the Jan. 4 snow storm, even as the commuter rail faced systemwide delays and cancellations, state transportation …

Snowstorms

Scott Street closed for light rail construction

Scott Street<p>23hundred cafe<p>Workers pour the first section of track on the former rail corridor, near Steel Street, on Tuesday morning.<p>Scott …

Commuting

The Commuter Rail Is Still a Mess Post-Storm

Commuter Rail Service on Newburyport/Rockport Line Canceled<p>The MBTA is still wrestling with the fallout of last week's bomb cyclone.<p>By · 1/9/2018, …

Weather

Commuter Rail to operate modified schedule for Newburyport-Rockport lines

BOSTON (WHDH) — The MBTA said the Commuter Rail’s Newburyport-Rockport lines will run on a modified schedule through Jan. 12 due to damage from last …

Trains

Israelis celebrate 'No Pants Day' on Jerusalem's light rail

Israelis braced the chilly Jerusalem winter to strip down and ride the light rail.<p>Israelis take part in the annual No Pants Day on Jerusalem's Light …

World News

Truck Stalls On Tracks, Hit By Commuter Rail In Weymouth

Trains along the Kingston/Plymouth line were delayed Monday morning.<p>WEYMOUTH, MA – An pickup truck was hit by a Commuter Rail train in Weymouth …

Boston

MBTA warns customers of commuter rail delays, cancellations due to extreme cold - Boston Business Journal

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is urging its customers to build an extra 15 to 20 minutes into their Monday morning commutes, while …

Boston

Delays on six commuter rail lines - north, south and west of Boston

Passengers on commuter rail trains are facing delays on six lines located north, south and west of Boston during the Monday morning commute, …

Boston

MBTA scolds Keolis over poor commuter rail service during storm

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts transit officials are admonishing the operator of the state’s commuter rail system for poor service during and after the …

Weather

6 Newburyport, Rockport Commuter Rail Trains Canceled

Damage from yesterday's storm is to blame, says the train operator.<p>BEVERLY, MA — If you were planning on taking the commuter rail tonight somewhere …

Boston

Good Samaritans Who Rescued Elderly Couple Before Train Crash Sought

BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – Police are trying to find the Good Samaritans who rescued an elderly couple moments before an MBTA train struck their car.<p>The car …

Commuting

2 Rescued Before Commuter Rail Demolishes Vehicle

Another frightening situation in the midst of the storm today.<p>BRIDGEWATER – Two people was rescued from a vehicle moments before a Commuter Rail …

Boston

Commuter rail returns to normal schedule Friday

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail will resume a regular schedule on Friday, a day after historic flooding inundated …

Boston

MBTA Schedule For Thursday's Blizzard

The MBTA is prepping for Thursday's storm.<p>BOSTON, MA — Commuting to Boston in up to 18 inches of snow is quite a challenge, especially when it means …

Boston

Suspicious item on train reroutes light rail lines, closes portion of Champa

A suspicious item found on a train near the Colorado Convention Center rerouted three light rail routes and closed a portion of Champa Street briefly …

Trains

The Storm Impact On Transportation

BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- As whiteout conditions fall across the region many travelling are feeling the storm's impact.<p><b>At The Airport:</b><p>At airport …

Weather

Nor'easter Expected To Bring Foot Of Snow To Greater Boston

<i>Expected snow totals, Wednesday to Thursday. (National Weather Service)</i><p>BOSTON (WBZ-AM/AP) -- A nor'easter hitting New England Wednesday into Thursday …

Weather

Stockholm commuter rail traffic resumes after police incident

Traffic was interrupted on a large part of the Stockholm commuter rail line on Wednesday morning.

Trains

Engelbert letter: F-35s and light rail

<b>Be careful what you wish for.</b><p>Having lived in Tucson for 35 years, southern Arizona experienced exactly what the Boise Metro area is experiencing when …

Eastern Oregon

G Line Testing Underway, Anticipated Opening Later This Year

<b>ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)</b>– The Regional Transportation District resumed testing on its Gold Line on Tuesday morning.<p>Once open, the commuter rail G Line …

Airports

MBTA Tells Commuters To Expect Delays Due To Cold

BOSTON (CBS) – As thousands of workers head back into the city for the first time in a week, the MBTA is warning commuters to leave early due to the …

Transit

Testing for RTD G Line commuter rail to Wheat Ridge scheduled to resume Tuesday

Testing for the long-awaited Regional Transportation District G Line commuter rail is scheduled to resume Tuesday after a judge gave his approval …

Transportation

G-Line Rail Testing To Arvada Begins

Arvadans may hear horns and rumbling train cars as RTD tests crossings on the 11-mile commuter Gold Line from Union Station.<p>ARVADA, CO -- Arvada may …

Denver

PUC following the rules on RTD G-Line approval

<i>Re: “Time for state regulators to OK the commuter rail taxpayers paid for,” Dec. 15 guest commentary.</i>Many residents, businesses and city officials …

Commuting

Final Preparations Underway for First Night Boston

Despite the freezing temperatures, the show will go on in Boston, where they are turning a tundra into a First Night destination.<p>The city is not …

Boston