AUSTIN – The city of Austin voted to approve Austin Transit Partnership’s pick for Project Connect.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) believes the only way the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) can fix safety shortcomings is to bring in new leadership.
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) announced that a Notice to Proceed had been issued to Nan, Inc. for utility infrastructure relocation along Dillingham Boulevard.
The intersection of South Sable Boulevard and East Exposition Avenue in Aurora, Colo., is more like a trip wire for RTD train operators.
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Executive Director Lori Kahikina said problems surrounding frogs on the light rail system are a dead issue.
A Vancouver candidate for mayor wants to drop plans for a subway in favor of a much broader light-rail line network.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that the U.S. DOT’s Build America Bureau will offer low-cost and flexible financing for transit and Transit-oriented Development (TOD) projects at the maximum level authorized under law.
The October issue of RT&S features stories on the L.A. Purple Line Extension project and how canines are used to clear sensitive areas surrounding rail projects.
The current talk surrounding Austin’s Project Connect is the amount it is going to take to establish a consistent buzz with the community.
Another delay on Eglinton Crosstown LRT project has officials wondering when line will finally be complete
Word problems usually come with multiple choice answers, but in the case of Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project, the only option appears to be of the fill-in-the-blank variety.
The top news stories we were following the week ending Sept. 23.
Washington Metro on possible track issues behind rail car wheel problems: ‘WMATA is treading carefully’
Washington Metro’s Vice President and Assistant Chief Safety Officer Jayme Johnson wants everyone to know that the NTSB investigation involving the 7000-series rail car is still ongoing, and that no definitive conclusions have been made.
Met Council and the builders behind the Southwest Light Rail project are being taken to court by a businessman who claims nearby construction caused damaged to a warehouse that he owns.
Washington Metro’s issues with rail cars might be more linked to what is under the wheels than the wheels themselves.
Transit agencies across the U.S. have some unmet needs due to severe natural events, and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is taking the natural route for funding.
The MBTA announced that service on the Orange Line and Green Line Union Square resumed on Sept. 19.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that normal J and Z service was restored by 5 a.m. on Sept. 19 between the 121 Street and Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer stations in Queens following completion of approximately 2.4 miles of track replacement.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Sept. 16.
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 24, the Green Line D Branch will close for three nine-day, full-access closures.
Crews continue to work connecting the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension to Tacoma Link with round-the-clock and nighttime construction activity.