Rapid Transit / Light Rail

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority in California has been making progress on the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, the 11.5-mile addition that will extend the Gold Line…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has closed seven more of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) outstanding safety recommendations, bringing the total number of recommendations closed to 20 out…
In Portland, Ore., TriMet reorganized its Operations Division with a goal to improve service to riders with greater reliability.
Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) four-year labor contract agreements have been approved by its two largest unions. According to BART, the agreements lay the groundwork for continued reliable service for…
Washington state's Eastside Rail Corridor Regional Advisory Council (RAC) has given its unanimous approval of a report affirming cooperation on future uses of the corridor.
Officials on October 29 toured Lower Manhattan to see some of the emerging technologies the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is considering as part of the agency's hardening and resiliency efforts…
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has been informed by the Hawaii tax department that it will receive more than $63.7 million in General Excise and Use Tax (GET)…
Sound Transit in Seattle, Wash., is currently reaching out to community members and asking, "Where should regional high-capacity transit services go next following the completion of currently funded projects in…
In Portland, Ore., TriMet's Steel Bridge, which sees 559 MAX light-rail trains crossings each weekday, has had signal issues recently and crews have been working to identify and fix them.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has moved to make permanent a temporary moratorium on a procedure known as "simple approval" in which trackside workers are responsible for their own safety.
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