Rapid Transit / Light Rail

A $996-million federal grant has been awarded to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to extend Green Line light-rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.
Hill International was awarded a contract from Sound Transit to provide design-build project management services in connection with the E360 Segment of the East Link Light Rail project.
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Chief Executive Officer Andy Byford has directed his chief safety officer and chief service officer to conduct a comprehensive review of all bus and streetcar operator…
The Chicago Transportation Authority reopened the newly renovated and modernized Damen Blue Line station December 22. 
President Obama signed two key pieces of legislation last week that will impact the rail industry.
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) is taking several steps to reduce costs and explore new revenue sources in an effort to address what it sees as financial challenges…
U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) closed a $403-million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for Fairfax County and a $195 million TIFIA loan for Loudoun County to fund…
The Sound Transit Board approved a $1.2-billion 2015 budget that continues major light-rail expansions, anticipates carrying more than 32 million riders and prepares for a future Sound Transit 3 ballot…
Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Second Avenue Subway construction has reached a milestone with the on-time completion of the 86th Street Station cavern.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York is seeking federal funding toward approximately $300 million in infrastructure improvements for the Canarsie L Line, which runs from Manhattan to the…
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