Rapid Transit / Light Rail

Alene Tchourumoff was sworn in as the 15th chair of the Metropolitan Council. Tchourumoff is replacing Adam Duininck who stepped down to pursue a new professional opportunity.
The federal government is hoping a new proposal will spur private investment in public transportation.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has approved the Durham and Orange County light-rail project to enter the engineering phase, which maintains the project's eligibility for more than $1 billion in…
The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations approved its FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prioritizes funding for many transportation projects on July 27.
GO rail network stations across Ontario's Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) will receive station improvements. The rail network says that the improvements will ease congestion and provide faster, more…
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has developed a two-phase action plan to improve its system and lay a foundation for a more modern subway.
Hitachi Ansaldo Baltimore Rail Partners, LLC, has been awarded a contract from Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to provide a Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system for the Baltimore Metro Subway…
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao appointed David Horner and Steve McMillin to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) board of directors on Monday.
A joint venture between TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts has been selected as the service provider that will operate and manage service on the CTrail Hartford Line.
After about five months of construction work, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) says the Damen Avenue entrance for the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station has reopened. The station entrance…
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