June 2022

Photos by Under Construction Photography by Tara Garner and www.ucp.photos
The 11-mile Mid-Coast Extension of the UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley began service in November 2021.

Mid-Coast Corridor Program Delivered with a Project-First Mentality

May 31, 2022
Developing a project culture that valued safety and solutions helped Mid-Coast Transit Constructors deliver one of the largest infrastructure programs to the San Diego region....
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Special Report: Passenger Rail Trends

May 31, 2022
Increasing ridership, new service frequency and significant new investment is ensuring rail modes remain a relevant part of the mobility mix.
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Training, Testing Services

Are you getting the most out of your rail safety training?

May 31, 2022
Education and training courses and activities should do more than tick a box; they should add value and adapt as needs change.
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BRT Stations Create Opportunities for Modern Amenities, Elevated Experiences and Economic Development

May 31, 2022
MARTA’s future Summerhill BRT stations are helping redefine the authority’s position as an asset and its purpose in the community.
For a bus yard that serves all electric buses, WSP’s transit facility design experts estimate that the number of overhead charging dispensers required may be reduced by one-third over what would be required in a non-automated bus yard.
Autonomous Vehicles

Achieving Low-Carbon Benefits from Bus Yard Automation

May 31, 2022
The yard environment offers an ideal place to deploy automated technologies to support economic, operational and safety initiatives.

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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Best Practices: How to build resilience into electric bus plans

May 31, 2022
Without energy resilience complementing electric fleets, transit agencies risk disrupting service continuity during adverse weather events.
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Transportation Technology Center continues its evolution into innovation hub for rail and ground transportation

May 31, 2022
The FRA facility, under a new contract with ENSCO to provide research and development, testing, engineering and training services, is maintaining its focus on rail research while...
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Safety & Security

Editor’s Notebook: Drug Use is One Element that Doesn’t Belong on Transit

May 31, 2022
Of the myriad of societal challenges transit systems must face, this one threatens the prosperity of communities, systems, riders and customers.
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Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

FDC 3G Wayside Signaling Platform

May 31, 2022
Hitachi Rail’s FDC 3G wayside signaling platform offers train control features like modern track circuits and lighting applications.
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Hybrid Battery Trains

May 31, 2022
The new hybrid trainset concept from Siemens Mobility features a hybrid battery car to accompany Siemens’ latest sustainable long-distance Charger locomotive.
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Solid Cast Polymer Blocks

Solid cast polymer blocks are impervious to water, insects, decay and more.
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OpenRail Designer

May 31, 2022
Bentley’s OpenRail Designer builds on existing investments in BIM.
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Airlink Radios

May 31, 2022
Railroads can save costs and improve reliability by reducing the use of cellular and satellite connections.
Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories


Polycarbonate windows are an effective way to lower the vehicle weight while increasing safety for the driver and passengers.
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Resilient and Solid Wheel and Axel Solutions

Penn Machine manufactures a wide range of resilient and solid wheel and axle solutions.
Progress Rail

Repower Locomotives

May 31, 2022
Progress Rail can extend a locomotive’s life by 10 years or more.
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Passenger Rail Seating

Freedman Seating offers seating solutions for all types of passenger rail vehicles including light-rail vehicles, subway, heavy rail, high speed and commuter rail.
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Liberty® NXT Streetcar

Liberty® NXT Streetcars are the second evolution of BROOKVILLE’s flagship modern streetcar platform.