Bowman Consulting Group has hired Jay Yenerich as Regional Chief Engineer for Transportation in Arizona. With more than 25 years of statewide project management experience in transit, highway, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
Valley Metro and the city of Phoenix, Ariz., are conducting a study to evaluate high-capacity transit options—such as bus rapid transit (BRT), streetcar or light rail—in west Phoenix. The study area boundaries are
With light-rail construction happening throughout the city of Phoenix, drivers are complaining about confusing markings and barriers.
It seems that transit construction stories abound these days. This reflects a commitment of local government and transit agencies to provide strong transit infrastructure to efficiently move passengers in and around cities, providing passenger convenience and environmental benefits.
Railway Track & Structures magazine takes a closer look at four rail projects going on this year.
Valley Metro has achieved a major milestone in bridge construction along its line.
A stretch of Interstate 17 between Northern and Peoria avenues in Phoenix will be closed over the weekend of January 14-17 for construction of Valley Metro light rail bridges over the freeway north of Dunlap Avenue.
Federal and local leaders are pleased to see the $158 million Capital Investment Grant (CIG) for Valley Metro’s Northwest Light Rail Extension Phase II (NWE II) advance to Congress for review.
Construction on a new 1.6-mile extension of light rail, which will include the system’s first elevated station, is now underway. Crews have begun utility relocation, the first phase of construction, on the
Arizona’s Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (Valley Metro) light-rail transit (LRT) line will open a 1.9-mile Gilbert Road extension to the public at a community celebration May 18.
Local government leaders and community members gathered April 25 to celebrate the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority’s (Valley Metro) opening of the new 50th Street Station along Washington Street in Phoenix,
Valley Metro, in partnership with the city of Tempe, Ariz., has received the full $75 million in funds allocated through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) in support of
Valley Metro received a Letter of No Prejudice on the Tempe Streetcar project from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The letter means the rail project is cleared to proceed to the next
The Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (Valley Metro), and Valley Metro Rail Boards of Directors have elected new officers for the Fiscal Year 2018–2019 term.
The Valley Metro Rail Board has unanimously approved a design contract with Jacobs Engineering, Inc., for Northwest Phase II Light Rail Extension.