The state of Connecticut and Amtrak reached an agreement to complete Hartford Line that contains guaranteed cost ceilings and a clear timetable for work.
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) ¬completed five miles of guideway for Oahu's rail transit system, which accounts for 25 percent of the project's elevated guideway work for the 20-mile system.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), awarded $148,500 in grants to eight rail transit agencies in seven states for public awareness and safety education projects.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transpiration Authority's (SEPTA) proposed extension of the Norristown High Speed Line to King of Prussia (KOP) will result in the addition of 17,000–29,000 new employees in King of Prussia over 20 years, according to new analysis released by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and Econsult Solutions, Inc.
Valley Metro has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Banta and placed him on administrative leave, effective immediately.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) investigation into the September 2013 collision between an OC Transpo bus and a VIA Rail train in Ottawa, Ontario, identified numerous contributory factors including company practices, work-related driving distractions, speed, the configuration of the Transitway and bus crashworthiness.
Valley Metro's South Central light-rail extension in Phoenix, Ariz., has been approved by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) into the Project Development phase of the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program. This marks the first step in receiving federal project approval under the CIG program and, ultimately, eligibility for federal construction funds.
The 98-year-old Apache Railway Company, a shortline railroad operating in Navajo County, Ariz., has been purchased by an entity formed by Aztec Land and Cattle Company Limited and related entities.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has received 78 applications requesting a total of $91,551,136 for the next round of ConnectOregon funding.
As part of the Eagle P3 Project, Denver's Regional Transit District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners have the power lines turned on along the Gold (G) Line between Union Station and the Wheat Ridge - Ward Station and on the Northwest Rail (B) Line to Westminster for testing.