Rapid Transit / Light Rail

New Jersey Transit's Board of Directors appointed Veronique Hakim as the new executive director, effective March 1, 2014.
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.
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…
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…
NCTD knows the indispensability of a good plan and of being a good partner.
Twin Cities & Western Railroad (TC&W) rejected a proposal to relocate Minneapolis area freight rail service after reviewing a technical analysis prepared by a South Dakota engineering firm. The proposed…
Toronto City Council appointed Councilor Maria Augimeri as chair of the Toronto Transit Commission until the term expires November 30, 2014.
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) is celebrating dual legal victories for Honolulu's rail project.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) has begun work on the Santa Clara Pocket Track, a third light-rail track on Tasman Drive. This additional track will allow SCVTA to…
A study of transit alternatives in the Minneapolis Midtown Corridor recommends a combination of rail in the Midtown Greenway and enhanced bus service on Lake Street as the best long-term…
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