Rapid Transit / Light Rail

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver began off-site "bench testing" in January of train and traffic signals for at-grade crossings on the FasTracks I-225 Rail R Line.
In an action to move major rail, bus and highway projects closer to implementation, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) implemented a strategy to aggressively accelerate projects to…
Michael Burns, who retired as the chief executive officer for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in 2014, will take the reins of the Caltrain Modernization Program, which the…
Officials with the province of Ontario say the construction Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility, which will support GO Transit's planned service expansions including Regional Express Rail program, is well underway.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station. The project includes adding a fourth track…
Beginning Feb. 8, Metrolink will begin replacing 21,000 crossties in Orange County, Calif., over the course of nine weeks between the cities of Orange and San Juan Capistrano.
Ontario has successfully issued its second green bond, raising CA$750 million (US$542 million) to support environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure projects. Proceeds from the bond will help fund eight projects including,…
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) named the Crenshaw/LAX Line's tunnel boring machine (TBM) Harriet, after Harriet Tubman, the former slave and key player in the Underground Railroad that…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) officially opened the new West Terminal at 69th Street Transportation Center at a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 29.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in Oakland, Calif., has allocated $494 million to help more than 20 San Francisco Bay Area transit agencies replace or rehabilitate aging buses, ferries, rail…
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