Progressive Railroading

Progressive Railroading February 2020 Editorial Lineup

Cover Story:

2020 Legislative & Regulatory Issues — Railroads & D.C.

With the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act set to expire in September 2020, surface transportation reauthorization will likely be the hot topic on Capitol Hill next year. What else will rail advocates be pushing for (and pushing back against?). Click to read full preview.

Passenger Rail Focus:

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

Since the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's (MARTA) passenger rail service launched 40 years ago, the agency has had plans to extend its rail network deeper into the suburbs. Finally, this past summer, MARTA board and the city of Atlanta approved $1.3 billion worth of transit projects that will expand the rail system. Click to read full preview.


IoT & Predictive Maintenance — "Big Data" Conference Recap

In December 2019, a range of railroaders, academics and data scientists gathered at the University of Delaware's sixth annual "Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning" conference. Click to read full preview.


Winter Challenges

When Old Man Winter becomes ornery, railroads have a difficult time maintaining operations. This month, rail industry suppliers share information on advancements designed to help railroads contend with the challenges of operating in winter. Click to read full preview.

Special Section:

Annual Finance & Leasing Guide

Our 20th annual guide provides a directory of finance-related resources & including banks, lessors, finance companies and professional services providers. Click to read full preview.

Bonus Distribution:

Railroad Day on The Hill (March 4, 2020, Washington, D.C.)

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