Sound Transit taps Lewis to lead Design, Engineering and Construction Management

Sound Transit has named Ron Lewis as its executive director of Design, Engineering and Construction Management (DECM).


Durham pols approve light-rail maintenance facility

The Durham, NC, city council gave unanimous approval Monday to a proposal to rezone a piece of land in the southwest corner of the city for a light-rail operations and maintenance facility.

Delay for Phoenix light-rail extension

A plan to extend the Phoenix light-rail system has hit a bump—make that many bumps—in the road.

R. J. Corman Railroad Services completes maintenance project for CATS

During a 48-hour uninterrupted shutdown of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) light-rail system, R. J. Corman Railroad Services completed surfacing work on 17.2 miles of the system and performed rail adjustments

APTA, Vision Zero Network analysis touts transit safety

A new research analysis released Aug. 29 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the Vision Zero Network, a nonprofit campaigning to end vehicle traffic fatalities, suggests cities with higher public

Steering committee makes recommendation for TriMet Southwest Corridor LRT route

The steering committee advising on the TriMet Southwest Corridor light rail project recommended a route for the Portland, Ore., line on Aug. 13.

Metro Transit’s architect of rail system, Mark Fuhrmann, retiring

Metro Transit’s director of light rail and commuter rail projects, Mark Fuhrmann, is retiring from his post at the agency on Aug. 14 to begin a new job as associate vice president

NJ Transit sets FY2019 ops, capex spend

New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third-largest public transportation agency, on Aug. 8 adopted a Fiscal Year 2019 budget consisting of $2.32 billion in operating expenditures and a $1.46 billion capital program.

Crews nearly complete with excavation of Sound Transit East Link tunnel

Sound Transit has announced that work on its East Link light-rail tunnel is nearly complete, and crews are set to break through to the site of the future Bellevue Downtown Station in

Gatineau, Quebec, proposes CA$2.1B light-rail plan

The city of Gatineau, Quebec, has proposed an ambitious 26-kilometer (16.12-mile) light-rail system that will help promote movement of the population in the western portion of the city to downtown Gatineau and