Rapid Transit / Light Rail

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) issued an end of the year statement to project stakeholders highlighting the many project milestone's reached during 2011. Paramount in…
The Santa Monica City Council approved action advancing the 15.2-mile Expo Line between Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Calif. At the Dec. 13 city council meeting, city staff presented recommendations…
One year ago, the Federal Transit Administration gave TriMet permission to authorize Kiewit Infrastructure West to begin design and construction of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge, the first bridge to…
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will advance minor projects this week through Dec. 30. There will be single tracking between Rhode Island Avenue and Fort Totten on the Red Line…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board approved the agency's budget for 2012, culminating a process that began with the release of the agency's Preliminary Proposed Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan…
One year and 500 submissions later, the names for Houston, Texas, METRO's East End, Southeast and North Lines have been finalized. The METRO Board of Directors approved the following names…
Despite an overall downward trend in transportation fatalities in the United States, estimates for 2010 released by the National Transportation Safety Board reveal a rise in several categories, including motorcycles,…
Armtec Infrastructure Inc. has secured a number of rail infrastructure projects, valued at more than CA$30 million (US$29 million), within the Greater Toronto Area. These projects were anticipated as part…
Aecon Group Inc.'s joint venture with Dufferin Construction Company, a division of Holcim (Canada) Inc., has reached commercial and financial close for the Air Rail Link "spur line" and passenger…
Southern California's Caltrans and Metrolink have jointly developed a pilot project to show commuters that trains are a viable alternative to freeway traffic. Both train and freeway travel times are…
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