Watch: Eglinton Crosstown project test drive

Track installation along the Eglinton Crosstown light-rail project in Toronto has reached the 66 percent completion mark, while overhead catenary system poles are 95 percent complete. In early September, crews test drove

Is a light-rail line back on for Sacramento?

An absent voter wants to be counted. In late August, the Sacramento Regional Transit board rejected a proposal for a rail line over the Tower Bridge. Citrus Heights representative Steve Miller, however,

Judge says Purple Line concessionaire is free to leave

A Maryland judge has sent the Purple Line Transit Partners packing, saying the concessionaire can leave the Purple Line project due to nearly $800 million in cost overruns because of delays. The

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Both sides of Purple Line conflict present case to judge

The dispute between the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and the investment group of the Purple Line continues to be heard in court. Lawyers on both sides made presentations during an all-day virtual

Brooklyn Queens Connector may be another victim of the pandemic

Sometimes the rack to hang you hat on just does not stay around long enough. Such is the case for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio regarding the $2.7 billion streetcar

Long Bridge rail project clears major hurdle

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the conclusion of the environmental planning process for the Long Bridge rail project.

Sacramento surrenders $50 million in federal funding for light-rail line

The plan went from streetcar to light rail to sending back a no thank you card. Now the city of Sacramento will be returning $50 million in federal funding. The Sacramento Regional

Too many D words for L.A. Metro’s latest tunneling project

L.A. Metro’s Purple Line has been renamed the D Line, and right now the tunnel boring machines are taking on the difficult portion of the line. For Metro, that also stands for

Bells & Whistles—High-speed rail authority has its say

Two CN workers performing grade crossing work are struck and injured. Process has begun to permanently close railroad lift bridge in New Jersey. California High-Speed Rail Authority responds to bridge issue. FTA

Sacramento stakes reputation on shorter streetcar line

A shortened streetcar project is expected to protect the city of Sacramento’s reputation. Officials originally planned for a 4.4-mile line connecting West Sacramento Civic Center to Midtown Sacramento. However, when bids came

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