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SFMTA begins construction of Central Subway stations, tracks and operating systems
Construction of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Central Subway's stations, tracks and operating systems has begun, extending the Muni Metro T Third Line underground.
SCVTA BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project named "Neatest Thing in 2013"
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (SCVTA) Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project was voted "Best Example of Government Funding" and received an Honor Award for…
Southwest LRT: Shallow tunnels recommended along the preferred route in Minneapolis
Building shallow tunnels for light rail along the preferred route in Minneapolis is the most cost-effective solution and best long-term investment for the region, Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) green…
Detroit streetcar design and construction quality assurance contract awarded
The city of Detroit, Mich., awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for design review and construction quality assurance services for the Woodward Avenue Streetcar Project.
Expo Line Phase 2 reaches halfway point, marks safety milestone
Skanska-Rados Joint Venture (SRJV) reached the half way point in construction of the Exposition Transit Corridor, a 6.6-mile extension from Culver City, Calif., to Santa Monica. SRJV has worked one…
SMART rail project segment accepted into "New Starts" program
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has accepted Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit's (SMART) segment from San Rafael to Larkspur, Calif., into the Project Development phase of its "Small Starts" funding…
MTA selects Blue Ribbon Panel for rail safety study
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has created a Blue Ribbon Panel of six railroad and transportation experts to examine the circumstances behind recent safety-related incidents at Metro-North Railroad, Long Island…
LACMTA begins restoration of historic train depot
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has begun restoration work on the historic Southern Pacific Lankershim/North Hollywood train depot as construction crews work to rehab the facility throughout the…
NYCT details Greenpoint Tube repair progress
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) employees have completed eight weekends-worth of Sandy-related work to repair the Greenpoint Tubes.
Tunnel boring for TTC subway extension is 90 percent complete
Tunnel boring of four tunnels that are part of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) in Toronto, ON, Canada has reached 90 percent completion.
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