Rapid Transit / Light Rail

The city of Chicago is moving ahead with a plan to offer express train service between the Loop and O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is gearing up to conduct switch installation work near its Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn as part of its Vanderbilt Yard Reconfiguration project.
The Miami Metrorail team celebrated the launch of new train into service Nov. 30 for the first time in more than three decades.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has provided the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) with a long-term strategic plan for continued track maintenance and an update on major short-term…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NYMTA) has awarded RailWorks Corp. subsidiary L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. two contracts worth a combined $74.3 million for underground electrical substations on the…
Railroad fatalities were up in 2016 as compared to 2015, following the overall trend upwards for total transportation deaths, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has announced the Hawaiian names set to be used for the nine rail stations on its rail system as recommended by the Hawaiian…
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has awarded WSP USA a contract to oversee the second phase of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension to Silicon Valley.  
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) proposed a balanced $1.51 billion operating budget Nov. 22, with its capital program seeing a raise from a new revenue stream.
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry unveiled plans to expand the proposed Charlotte Avenue Light Rail project by two miles in order to better connect West Nashville.
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