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Support of public transportation investment increases
A new survey released indicates that there is growing support for expanding public transportation.
Siemens installs energy storage unit on TriMet LRT
Siemens is currently installing the its Sitras SES Energy Storage Unit with supercapacitor technology in the U.S. on the new TriMet Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Line.
SEPTA to perform switch and track crossing renewal project
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has scheduled a switch and track crossing renewal project for the intersection of 49th Street and Woodland Avenue from June 9-22.
NYCT brings FASTRACK back to Queens
Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit brings FASTRACK back to Queens on the E, F, M and R Line.
Sound Transit reviews six bids for Northgate Link light rail extension
Sound Transit opened six bids for the contract to mine 3.4 miles of twin light-rail tunnels between Husky Stadium at the University of Washington and the Northgate Mall area in…
TTC begins reconstruction tracks on Kingston Road
The Toronto Transit Commission and the city of Toronto will be reconstructing the streetcar tracks on Kingston Road between Queen Street East and Victoria Park Avenue.
Szabo pushes for integrated rail systems
In a letter to the United Transportation Union, Federal Railroad Administrator Joe Szabo pushed for more integrated rail systems. In the message, he said: "We know well the population growth,…
BART's first employee, former general manager, B.R. Stokes dies at age 89
Former Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) General Manger B.R. (Bill) Stokes passed away May 15, at his daughter's home in Sammamish, Wash. He was 89. Stokes was considered a pioneer…
Sound Transit selects corridor for potential Tacoma Link expansion
The Sound Transit Board of Directors selected the North Downtown Central Corridor as the alignment to move ahead with further environmental review for a potential expansion of the Tacoma Link…
LACMTA adopts FY14 budget
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors have adopted a balanced $5.075-billion budget for Fiscal Year 2013-14 that begins on July 1, 2013.
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