Rapid Transit / Light Rail

The Federal Transit Administration has approved Phoenix Valley Metro's request to enter project development for the Tempe Streetcar, a 2.6-mile extension of the Valley Metro system.
The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has installed the Protran Technology rail break system.
Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking private sector input on best practices and innovative approaches to delivering and financing the Maryland…
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) plans to test potential future station concepts at Bethesda Station.
Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the N, Q and R Broadway line starting April 15.
Capital Metro, the city of Austin, Texas and Lone Star Rail District jointly-hired Kyle Keahey as the Urban Rail Program Lead, who will manage ongoing planning, funding and future implementation…
President Obama released his fiscal year 2014 budget on April 10 and included $77 million for the U.S. Department of Transportation. The figure is six percent above the FY 2012…
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) in Virginia has issued a notice to proceed to HDR Engineering, Inc., to begin the Naval Station Norfolk Transit Extension Study for possible high-capacity transit alignments…
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Georgia saw rail ridership spike nearly 80 percent as customers and out-of-town visitors chose transit to attend the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament…
Houston Metro's 18 light-rail vehicles have traveled more than four million miles (the equivalent of five trips to the moon and back) recording 100 million boardings in the process, reaching…
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