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RTD celebrates two decades of light-rail service
October 7, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Central Rail Line, Regional Transportation District of Denver's (RTD) first light-rail line.
Atlanta Streetcar deems first test a success
On October 1, Atlanta Streetcar 1001 made its first trip around the system's 2.7-mile route under its own power.
Hensel Phelps wins design and build contract
Hensel Phelps Construction Co. has been awarded the contract to design and build the rail yard and maintenance facility for Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (Silver Line).
Houston METRO delays opening of two light rail lines to 2015
The opening date for Houston METRO's new East End (Green) and Southeast (Purple) Lines have been revised. Issues affecting completion of the additional 10 miles of rail include problems on…
Groundbreaking ceremony held for LACMTA Regional Connector
Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Regional Connector, a two-mile light-rail transit segment connecting three existing transit lines in the heart of downtown…
SCVTA receives funds for Mountain View Double Track Project
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission allocated $8 million in federal funding for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (SCVTA) Mountain View Double Track Project.
MTA proposes $32 billion five-year capital plan
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released its proposed 2015-2019 Capital Program, which details its plan to ensure safe and reliable service for a growing region by investing in the subway,…
LACMTA eyes federal funding for Phase 2 of Purple Line Extension
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is considering federal funding for phase two of its Purple Line Extension in the form of a $1.1 billion grant from the…
FTA awards nearly $3.6 billion in federal disaster relief funds
The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) awarded 40 projects a total of $3.59 billion in federal disaster relief funds to help public transportation systems in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy…
CTA breaks ground on “signature” transit hub
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) broke ground on its new 95th Street Terminal, one of the largest station projects in CTA history. The $240-million reconstruction project will replace the current…
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