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FTA proposes directive to end stop signal overruns
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a proposed General Directive aimed at reducing the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry.
South Shore Freight steps in to help stranded Indiana passengers
An estimated 5,500 Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) South Shore Line riders were stranded on Jan. 12 following a "severe flash freeze situation."
USDOT report confirms significant backlog in infrastructure investment
A Congressionally-mandated report has found that U.S. infrastructure requires more investment to maintain existing systems, as well as tackle a significant backlog of repair work.
LACMTA recommends Tutor Perini JV for second phase of Purple Line construction
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has recommended Tutor Perini/O&G, a joint venture to build the second segment of the Purple Line Extension.
SNC-Lavalin awarded two U.S. transit contracts
SNC-Lavalin (SNC) has received two new rail and transit contracts in the U.S. ¬
Sound Transit breaks ground on Northgate light-rail station
Sound Transit, Seattle‚Äôs regional transit system, has started building its Northgate light-rail station. ¬
OC Streetcar enters engineering with FTA support
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a letter declaring its support for Orange County Transportation Authority‚Äôs (OCTA) first modern streetcar this week, enabling the project to begin the engineering phase.…
Testing on Port Defiance Bypass to begin next week
Testing will begin along a portion of the Port Defiance Bypass project in Washington state in mid January.
Chicago Union Station stakeholders enter into Emerging Projects Agreement with USDOT
Plans to modernize Chicago‚Äôs Union Station will move forward following the announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation‚Äôs (USDOT) new Build America Bureau and the city of Chicago are entering…
Opening of Harrisburg overpass completes METRORail Green Line
METRORail celebrated Jan. 9 the first passenger rail ride across its recently completed Harrisburg Overpass.¬ ¬
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