Rapid Transit / Light Rail

Dr. Axel Nitschke has been named a tunnel practice leader in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff).
Sound Transit and the U.S. Department of Transportation executed an $87.7-million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to build a new maintenance base in Bellevue, Wash., to support…
In effort to control expenses in the face of a three-percent decline in ridership, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors approved a $1.92 billion budget for Fiscal…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board has approved the first rail project to be funded through Measure M; a voter-approved half-cent sales tax.
Kiewit was unanimously voted as the construction manager at-risk for the South Central Light Rail Extension by the Valley Metro Rail Board.
Calgary Transit has transformed one of its retired CTrain cars into an inspection vehicle to gather information on the system's rails, tracks and overhead cables.
New York City Transit selected Skanska to renovate four subway stations. The contract for the Queens stations is worth $150 million.
Two pieces of legislation, one introduced in California and the other in New York, aim to support transit funding for Caltrain and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
Maryland Democrats are proposing a restructuring of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) that would also include dedicated funding for the transit operator.
A legal victory could help get Maryland's Purple Line light rail project back on track after a federal judge dismissed environmental claims in a lawsuit that has blocked the project…
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