Rapid Transit / Light Rail

METRORail celebrated Jan. 9 the first passenger rail ride across its recently completed Harrisburg Overpass.
The Chicago Transit Authority is moving forward with the Garfield Gateway project, through which the transit agency plans to make major enhancements to its Garfield Green Line station.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a proposal to invest $120 million in “state-of-the-art” improvements at 16 Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) stations and efforts to bolster system connectivity with the…
Caltrain has announced that its board of directors last week approved the agency’s plans to develop a mobile ticketing application.
The metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), has chosen the Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (LAN) consulting firm to carry out…
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has received a commitment of approximately $1.07 billion in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to support phase…
Transdev has named Luke McCaul as general manager of Cincinnati Bell Connector operations. He began in his new role Jan. 4, replacing Interim General Manager Mark Young.
Amtrak has announced a series of changes to its management and organizational structure intended to enhance the organization’s effectiveness, improve customer service and prepare for a competitive future.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced a commitment of approximately $1.6 billion to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to support the completion of the…
Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) awarded a $223.3-million contract to L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. to upgrade the Queens Boulevard Line signaling system and install communications-based train control (CBTC).
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