KC streetcar

West Lake Corridor, KC Streetcar extensions get green lights from FTA

Two rail extension projects in the Midwest picked up “medium-high” ratings from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) — a designation that makes it likely the federal government will provide funding for construction

Regional Transportation Authority

RTA awards funds to 9 Chicago projects

Nine projects in the Chicago area are recipients of awards through the Regional Transportation Authority’s (RTA) Community Planning program.

Hudson River tunnel project

FTA doles out low rating for Hudson River tunnel project, continues to rule out funding

The $13 billion Hudson River tunnel project, aimed at building a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey, is again facing funding problems after federal authorities announced a rating that

HDR Engineering

HDR to manage public transit transformation for Austin’s CapMetro

The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (CapMetro) Board of Directors, located in Austin, Texas, recently approved the selection of HDR Engineering, Inc. to help manage a multi-year implementation process for its Project Connect,

Trinity Metro

RHCA selects TEXRail as 2018 Project of the Year

Trinity Metro’s new commuter rail line, TEXRail, is the recipient of an honor from the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA). RHCA has selected TEXRail as its 2018 Project of the Year.

Rail projects in Montreal, Toronto and L.A. make Top 10 on world infrastructure list

Three transit and commuter rail projects in North America are among the most significant infrastructure projects on earth, according to advocacy group CG/LA.

MTA reorganization

Cuomo and DeBlasio issue 10-point plan that would change MTA construction rules

A plan to overhaul New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority operations and funding mechanism has major implications for rail construction, maintenance and signals companies.

Degradation model and bridge management

PRESS RELEASE: New Jersey Transit’s Portal North Bridge Construction Reaches Milestone

NJ TRANSIT, with support from Amtrak, has completed an early action construction contract that included five major construction elements for the Portal North Bridge Replacement Program.  This contract broke ground in October 2017

Capitol Corridor authority elects two to serve as new board leaders

The Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) Board of Directors elected Rebecca Saltzman as chair and Don Saylor as vice chair.

RTA eyes 9 Chicago projects, Metra ticket office to close

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), the agency that oversees the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace Suburban Bus and Pace ADA-Paratransit, is requesting public feedback regarding nine Chicago-area projects being proposed