Rapid Transit / Light Rail

A trio of Illinois democrats gathered at Metra's LaSalle Street Station in Chicago to call on Congress to help fund implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) for commuter rails.
A Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project was unanimously approved by Caltrain's Board of Directors at the rail agency's July 2 meeting.
Federal and provincial officials joined members of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to mark the completion a CA$137.5 million (US$108.8 million) renovation project to Toronto's Union Station.
The Corridor Management Committee, which advises the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council on all issues related to the design and construction of the Southwest Light-Rail project, has made recommendations that reduces…
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, along with elected leaders of Baltimore City at the local, state and federal level sent a joint letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urging him to…
Google has agreed to partner with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on grade crossing safety, the agency announced on June 29, 2015.
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) started operating test trains June 29 on the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gave the go ahead on a "more cost-effective and streamlined" version of the proposed Purple Line, but said the Red Line project would not proceed.
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) says it makes every effort to be a good neighbor and steward of the earth.
Sound Transit contractors have completed initial work to integrate and test University Link light-rail signal and power systems as part of the push to open the extension in early 2016.
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