US Commuter Rail Construction Chugging Along with Federal, Local Funding

The December 2011 issue of Construction Headline News  delves into the recent public and congressional attention focused on the federal budget, and the potential big budget cuts to high-speed and commuter rail funding. However, states and cities across the US are still finding ways to keep rail projects on track through all stages of completion, [...]

Light Rail on Track in Houston

by Steve Parker This morning I had the privilege to be present at the first concrete pour of the Southeast light rail line. For the first time in nearly ten years, actual rails are being laid in Houston. The existing rail line on Main Street, the Redline, opened in January 2004. Just three months earlier, [...]