Rapid Transit / Light Rail

Sound Transit's University Link light-rail extension will open to passenger service on March 19, six months ahead of schedule and more than $150 million under budget.
In Seattle, Wash., the First Hill Streetcar opened with a soft launch January 23, a few weeks before it's grand opening ceremony and celebration.
Scott Smith, former mayor of Mesa, Ariz., and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (2013-214), has been named as the interim chief executive officer for Valley Metro, effective February…
Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) is encouraging the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) to pursue Alternative B, also known as the Buffalo River plan, in a study examining options to enhance…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) plans to install a battery storage network, which will help reduce operating costs, ensure energy resiliency and support the stability of the energy grid.
Transit veteran John Rhone has been appointed as the new vice president of capital design and construction at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).
MBTA has improved its infrastructure, equipment and operations to ensure service remains reliable, no matter what winter brings.
The Port Authority of Alleghany County plans to replace nearly a mile of aging and deteriorating light-rail tracks and street pavement in Beechview, Pa., beginning in March.
Beginning January 18, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit will begin performing major renovations to nine stations along the Sea Beach N Line from 8 Av in Sunset…
Sound Transit Board Chair and King County Executive Dow Constantine joined Peter Rogoff, the agency's new chief executive officer, to preview the year that lies ahead for expanding regional light-rail…
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