Rapid Transit / Light Rail

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…
The southern part of the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Green Line will see $20 million in station and track improvements to prepare the line for increased traffic during CTA's upcoming…
Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK to the Bronx on the Grand Concourse D Line starting April 8.
On Friday, April 5, 2013, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in California, will celebrate one-year construction milestones for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension…
Metrolinx in Ontario, Canada, released a short list of investment tools for consultation that will help decide how transit expansion is funded in the years ahead.
President Obama pushed his plan, the Rebuild America Partnership, to encourage private investment in public infrastructure while in Miami, Fla., touring Port Miami's tunnel project, which provides a direct connection…
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