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Sound Transit picks preferred alternative for Lynnwood light rail; plans to open University Link extension early
The Sound Transit Board of Directors identified a preferred alternative to extend light rail from the Northgate mall area in Seattle, Wash., north to Lynnwood in Snohomish County. The preferred…
MTA wraps up blasting for Second Avenue Subway
All blasting operations for Phase 1 of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Second Avenue Subway Project are complete.
SFMTA launches TBM “Big Alma” to help Central Subway boring
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), says that its tunnel boring machine (TBM) Big Alma has launched, joining her twin Mom Chung to construct the two Central Subway tunnels.
SMART awards design-build contract
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) has selected Shimmick Construction Company as the design-build contractor for its next major construction contract.
CTA offers sneak peek at 95th Street Terminal design
Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) unveiled the design renderings for the new 95th Street Red Line station, a project to modernize transit and promote economic opportunity on Chicago's South Side.
MTA continues Sandy resiliency work on all fronts
Despite a historic level of repair work throughout the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's network of tracks, tunnels and under-river tubes, the authority said that effects of Superstorm Sandy will…
BRIDGE Act introduced to leverage private transportation investment
A bipartisan coalition of 10 senators introduced legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation's…
Disputed proposal may send BART, unions back to negotiations
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officials are requesting a return to the negotiating table after it was discovered a provision was included in its recent labor contract that the district…
Maryland MTA seeks “Preferred Training Partners" for Purple and Red Line projects
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) have started the "Preferred Training Partner" program for the Baltimore Red Line and the Purple…
CTA 2014 budget approved
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board unanimously approved a balanced $1.38-billion budget that freezes fares and preserves service levels while continuing the agency's investment in projects and programs.
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