Rapid Transit / Light Rail

Proposals for a 46-mile light-rail network and a second commuter rail line for Nashville have been included in a 25-year transit strategy for the region, which was presented to the…
Infrastructure and policy affecting the rail industry were discussed at an event hosted by RailWorks Track Systems at its Deer Park, Texas facility on Aug. 18 with Rep. Brian Babin…
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) and its Board of Directors have announced the resignation of Executive Director and CEO Dan Grabauskas, effective Aug. 18.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is reallocating funds for three jurisdictions to back Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) safety oversight work.
Tunneling has been completed on a 6.2-mile tunnel of Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line, one of the largest public transportation projects underway in Canada.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) revised its schedule for three current and future SafeTrack surges.
Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.
Rail transit consultants LTK Engineering Services (LTK) announced Aug. 15 it has begun work for the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) on a study to improve the FrontRunner commuter rail service. 
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.
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