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MDOT/MTA release RFP for Purple Line construction
The Maryland Department of Transportation/Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT/MTA) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Purple Line, a light-rail line to be constructed in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
Construction for Detroit streetcar begins
Construction crews took to Woodward Avenue in Detroit July 28 to start construction activities on the city's new 3.3-mile modern streetcar line, M-1 RAIL.
MTA plans to invest in additional safety measures
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to implement a series of new and enhanced safety initiatives to better ensure the safety of its customers and employees.
New mayor pulls support for San Antonio streetcar project
The city of San Antonio, Texas and Bexar County have withdrawn support of the proposed $280-million VIA Modern Streetcar Project, instead asking VIA to develop a new transportation proposal that…
Denver Union Station reopens as transit hub
Denver's historic Union Station officially reopened to the public on July 26, 2014, after being closed for extensive renovations on December 2, 2012.
WMATA officially opens Silver Line for service
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority's (WMATA) rail system grew 10 percent with five new stations and new direct rail service between the Washington D.C. region's two largest employment centers,…
SNC-Lavalin names Rivard EVP infrastructure engineering
SNC-Lavalin Group appointed Marc Rivard to the role of executive vice president infrastructure engineering, within the company's Infrastructure Group. SNC-Lavalin's Infrastructure Group addresses the full life cycle of infrastructure and…
Tucson Sun Link streetcar opens for service
The Tucson Sun Link streetcar line in Arizona opened to the public on July 25. Service will be supported by six streetcars seven days a week.
LACMTA Board approves contract for Purple Line subway extension
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors voted nine to three to approve a $1.6-billion contract with Skanska, Traylor and Shea, a Joint Venture (STS), to…
Sound Transit identifies Bellevue site as preferred alternative for new light-rail operations base
The Sound Transit Board of Directors have identified a site in Bellevue's Bel-Red corridor between Bellevue and Redmond, Wash., as the preferred alternative for a new Link light-rail operations and…
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