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Transdev to operate Milwaukee Streetcar The Milwaukee Department of Public Works has awarded Transdev Services a contract to operate the 2.5-mile Milwaukee Streetcar network, which is due to open in 2018

nvta’s--billion-build-out-strategy
WMATA Metrorail extensions, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and new light rail transit (LRT) are among the numerous projects proposed by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) in a TransAction Plan Update adopted Oct. 12. “Addressing regional...
stadler-us-settling-in-salt-lake-city
Switzerland-based rail transit vehicle supplier Stadler Rail has chosen Salt Lake City to establish a manufacturing base for its U.S. subsidiary, Stadler US Inc., beginning next year with construction of a carbuilding plant and test track. Currently, Stadler is leasing...
kitchener-waterloo-inches-toward-start-up
The second Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the completed yet not-yet-operating Kitchener-Waterloo LRT in Ontario, Canada, was delivered to the Dutton Road storage and maintenance facility during the week of Oct. 2, 2017. This latest LRV was built at Bombardier's Kingston...
brandis-joins-lilee-in-bd-role
Edward Brandis has joined LILEE Systems, a provider of smart connectivity solutions for the transportation industry, as Business Development Manager, Transit. He will focus on “increasing awareness within the North American public transportation sector and bridging the gaps between the...
cambridge-systems-turns-45
Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant. Since it established roots in Boston in 1972, the company has grown to a dozen offices managing and array of disciplines across the U.S. Cambridge...

brandis-joins-lilee-in-bd-role
Edward Brandis has joined LILEE Systems, a provider of smart connectivity solutions for the transportation industry, as Business Development Manager, Transit. He will focus on “increasing awareness within the North American public transportation sector and bridging the gaps between the...
cambridge-systems-turns-45
Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant. Since it established roots in Boston in 1972, the company has grown to a dozen offices managing and array of disciplines across the U.S. Cambridge...
cta-celebrates-70th-anniversary
The Chicago Transit Authority celebrated its 70th anniversary Oct. 1, the date when in 1947 the public agency started as owner and operator of what is the current Chicago Transit Authority bus and ‘L’ train service. The agency marked the occasion...
wabtec-picks-up-am-general
Wabtec Corp. has acquired AM General Contractor, a Europe-based manufacturer of safety systems, mainly for transit rail cars. Based in Europe, AM has annual sales of about $25 million. AM, headquartered in Genova, Italy, manufactures primarily fire protection and extinguishing systems,...
transit-update-toronto
Toronto’s Spadina Subway extension is scheduled to open for service in December, and the Canadian government’s transfer of funds from the proposed Sheppard East LRT to the approved Finch West LRT line may cancel the former. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s Confederation and...

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