Concrete pedestals at the planned Dulles Airport Metro station are cracking, according to the Washington Post, the latest in a series of flaws and mishaps on the Silver Line project.
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Sound Transit’s Federal Way Link Extension receives Entry into Engineering approval from Federal Transit Administration (FTA) along with competitive Medium-High rating.
Transit systems everywhere must deal with noise and vibration issues. The causes are numerous and varied; the challenges, formidable.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced March 29 the nomination of Patrick Foye as New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman, as well as those of four new board members.
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority won a promise from New York State for $100 million in funding over five years for infrastructure improvements to Buffalo’s Metro Rail system.
The GoTriangle Board of Trustees voted unanimously to halt a planned light-rail system for the Research Triangle of North Carolina, surrendering to opposition from Duke University.
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
Nine projects in the Chicago area are recipients of awards through the Regional Transportation Authority’s (RTA) Community Planning program.
Contractors have begun demolishing the first of three bridges in Somerville, MA., that will be rebuilt for the MBTA’s Green Line Extension project (GLX) connecting Boston to nearby towns.
Clarelle DeGraffe is the new director of rail transit and general manager of Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH), effective March 25, following a promotion from officials at the Port Authority of New