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CATS receives FTA approval to enter Gold Line Phase 2 project development
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and the city of Charlotte received approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to enter project development for Phase 2 of the CityLYNX Gold Line.
Houston METRO names Lambert as president/CEO
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) has named Tom Lambert president and chief executive officer. Lambert has been acting in the role on an interim basis for more…
FTA green lights Durham Orange LRT project development
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has approved the Triangle Transit's request to enter project development on the 17-mile, $1.34-billion Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project.
Airports Authority points finger at contractor for latest Silver Line delay
Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project is facing another delay after the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) stated that "the contractor has not yet met the contract requirements…
MTA launches passenger and worker safety initiatives
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched a series of initiatives to improve safety throughout its operations by strengthening reporting responsibilities, emphasizing management oversight and installing automatic speed controls.
CTA to begin Blue Line improvement program in March
Starting in March, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will begin the first project for the Your New Blue improvement program for the Blue Line O'Hare branch, a $492-million program to…
Hakim elected as NJ Transit's next executive director
New Jersey Transit's Board of Directors appointed Veronique Hakim as the new executive director, effective March 1, 2014.
Roadway collapse halts portion of Confederation Line tunneling
A roadway collapse has halted tunneling operations for Ottawa's Confederation Line light-rail project at the East Portal. The cause of the collapse is still under investigation.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority invited to apply for TIFIA loan for Silver Line Phase 2
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Credit Council has given preliminary approval on a nearly $1.9-billion federal loan for the Dulles Metrorail Silver…
LACMTA, FTA sign grant agreement for Regional Connector
The Federal Transit Administration signed a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) in the amount of $670 million to fund the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (LACMTA) $1.37-billion Regional Connector…
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