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Sound Transit executes sale of green bonds to help fund light-rail extensions
Sound Transit executed the sale of nearly $1 billion of green bonds that will help fund voter-approved regional transit projects, including construction of more than 30 miles of light-rail extensions.
SFMTA begins service along E Embarcadero streetcar line
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) launched the E Embarcadero (E Line) streetcar line, offering a single-seat ride from AT&T Park and the Caltrain station to Fisherman's Wharf and…
Ontario to increase GO capacity on Lakeshore Lines
Ontario is partnering with the Canadian government to help to ease congestion at key crossings along the Lakeshore East and West GO Transit corridors by building new road-under-rail grade separations…
USDOT: Substantial demand underscores need for TIGER grants
Applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation's seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants totaled $9.8 billion, almost 20 times the $500 million set aside for the…
Houston METRO launches safety initiative
Houston METRO is continuing its efforts to educate the community about safety along the light-rail lines.
MassDOT appoints new leadership team
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) named Brian Shortsleeve chief administrator for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), working alongside the newly appointed Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) and named…
TransLink begins three SkyTrain station improvement projects
TransLink is in the beginning stages of upgrades to three SkyTrain stations in Vancouver, British Columbia, to improve accessibility, capacity, safety and security. Construction work began at Metrotown, Commercial-Broadway and…
RTD Board approves Balfour Beatty contract for Southeast Rail Extension
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved a $140-million, two-phased contract award to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. to design and build the Southeast Rail Extension.
SacRT to open Blue Line extension in late August
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) plans to open the new Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension August 24. The transit district says the project is ahead…
MTA Chairman’s letter to NYC mayor urges increased capital support
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast sent a letter July 28 to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asking for more capital support.
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