Rapid Transit / Light Rail

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an edict to the MTA to focus on "transformational change" for the city's rapid transit network, the first segment of which opened in 1904.
Britain's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has ordered seven Stoneblower track geometry machines from Harsco Rail.
Sound Transit's East Link construction is now underway in the center lanes of the Homer M. Hadley floating bridge across Lake Washington.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) approved a pilot program that it says could have long-term benefits for Red Line riders.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity in the Federal Register for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program.
The city of Ottawa and Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG) have extended existing contractual arrangements under a new agreement for Stage 2 of the Confederation Line.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Alene Tchourumoff to serve as chair of the Metropolitan Council.
Calgary city council has approved the final alignment and 28 station locations for Calgary's 46km (28.58-mile) Green Line project, the first phase of which is estimated to cost around CA$4.65…
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has long sought a way to get trains between downtown and O'Hare airport more quickly and he may have found a new option: Elon Musk's tunneling…
The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved the latest Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).
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