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Sound Transit Board approves 2013 budget
In Seattle, Wash., the Sound Transit Board approved a $1.1 billion 2013 budget that moves light-rail expansions forward, while positioning the regional transit system to carry more than 28 million…
Ottawa approves Confederation Line, construction to begin in spring 2013
In Ottawa, ON, Canada, the Confederation light-rail transit line was approved by the city council in a unanimous vote.
New York MTA submits balanced budget, Lhota resigns
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved the agency's 2013 budget and four-year financial plan.
Minnesota Metropolitan Council awards engineering contracts for Southwest LRT
The Southwest Light Rail Transit line in Minnesota took a major step forward to opening in 2018 when the Metropolitan Council authorized preliminary engineering contracts with Kimley-Horn and AECOM.
USDOT signs $1.55 billion FFA for Honolulu transit system
U.S. Department of Transportation signed an agreement to provide $1.55 billion to the city and county of Honolulu on the island of Oahu to build Hawaii's first-ever rail transit system.
CTA approves 2013 Budget
The Chicago Transit Board unanimously approved the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) 2013 budget of $1.39 billion, a spending plan that maintains current service levels, freezes base fares and continues investment…
MetroPlan Orlando approves maglev project
In Orlando, Fla., American Maglev Technology (AMT) has proposed to build, operate and maintain a privately financed fully automatic train system powered by magnetic levitation.
LAX officials unveil possible light-rail station sites
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) staff says it has a strong commitment and desire for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to locate a light-rail station directly at…
Houston Metro CEO stepping down at end of month
Houston Metro President and CEO George Greanias plans to resign from his post on December 31, 2012.
Maryland Transit seeks approval for Red Line FEIS
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) submitted the Red Line transit project's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
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