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FTA to perform safety management inspection of WMATA rail and bus system
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is conducting a safety management inspection of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) rail and bus transit system.
RTD presents final list of Southeast Rail Extension bidders
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) staff presented a final list of four teams to its board of directors to bid on building out the Southeast Rail Extension Feb. 3.
Proposed FY16 budget includes $3.2 billion for transit
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx highlighted $3.2 billion recommended in President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget to advance the construction or completion of 25 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT) and…
Proposed FY16 budget includes six-year surface transportation solution; generous rail funds
President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which includes a six-year $478-billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal that contains rail funding sources through the Generating Renewal, Opportu¬nity, and…
Budget proposal includes funds for LACMTA Purple Line, SMART rail extension
President Obama's proposed FY16 Budget includes $100 million for the second section of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Purple Line Extension Project. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti,…
SCVTA’s begins BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension environmental review process
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in California are initiating an environmental study for the proposed construction of an approximately six-mile extension of…
Construction kicks off for New Orleans streetcar project
New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA) officials, Mayor Mitchell Landrieu and city council members gathered Jan. 28 to kick off the construction on the 1.6-mile North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue…
Sen. Sanders wants $1 trillion for nation’s infrastructure
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the Senate Budget Committee ranking member, has introduced legislation to rebuild America's crumbling network of roads, bridges and transit systems and other infrastructure projects. The five-year…
Parsons Brinckerhoff, WSP get three-year extension of Waterloo light-rail contract
In Ontario, Canada, the Region of Waterloo voted to exercise a three-year option to extend its existing light-rail transit contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff and WSP.
Minnesota Gov. Dayton reveals plan to fix state infrastructure
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a plan to fix Minnesota's aging transportation systems, which would invest $6 billion over the next 10 years to address the state's highway funding…
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