The Washington Railway Engineering Society (W.A.R.E.S.) is a longstanding organization of professionals with an interest in railway design, construction, operation, and maintenance. It provides networking opportunities for its members and raises scholarship money for students majoring in railway engineering.


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ITS America promotes public and regulatory policies that advance the development and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies throughout the United States.

ITS America members are leading the technological modernization of our transportation system by supporting the research, deployment, and public policy for the future of intelligent transportation systems (ITS). We facilitate collaboration between private companies, public agencies, research institutions and academia while educating the public about the importance of intelligent transportation systems. Our mission: to create a policy environment that drives ITS and IoT development & deepens industry engagement. 



The 5,500 members that comprise AREMA include a diverse group of railway and transit engineers, consultants, contractors, suppliers, academicians, federal and state governmental employees and others, working together to further the AREMA Mission - the development and advancement of both technical and practical knowledge and recommended practices pertaining to the design, construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure.



ITS-NY is a leading advocate for utilization of technologies that improve mobility, safety, security, and efficiency of New York State’s transportation network. ITS-NY provides a forum for ITS-NY Members of all modal interests to bring different ideas to information exchange and issues solutions. Our overall long-term goal is education/outreach to foster ITS utilization. ITS-NY also reaches out to “next generation” ITS participants through our Academic Sector Members. Additionally, ITS-NY reinforces outreach to the everchanging current-day arena including legislative and practice professionals.


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International Railway Journal – IRJ – was launched in 1960 as the world’s first magazine reporting on the railway industry worldwide. Half a century later, IRJ maintains its position as the world’s brightest and best international railway magazine, covering all aspects of the world’s railways and transit systems.

IRJ’s industry-leading website carries the most up-to-date news of any international railway publication and the site’s channel structure allows readers to navigate our extensive news and features content quickly and easily, taking them directly to the topics which are most relevant to their interests. See IRJ online at: