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For San Diego, 45 more S70s The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has awarded Siemens a contract for 45 new S70 light rail vehicles, bringing the total number of Siemens LRVs supplied to MTS since 1981 to 244. MTS is Siemens’ largest U.S. LRV customer.

shuster-returns-as-chairman-of-the-committee-on-transportation-and-infrastructure
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) statement on Dec. 2 on his selection by the House Republican Conference to continue serving as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: “It is an honor to be selected again by my colleagues to...
wabtec-updates-4q-guidance-into-2017
Wabtec on Dec. 1 released 4Q 2016 guidance and preliminary guidance for 2017: For 2016: • Revenues are expected to be about $2.95 billion, down about 10% from 2015, and including about $100 million of revenue from its just-concluded Faiveley Transport acquisition. •...
siemens-finalizes-s70-streetcar-deal-with-charlotte
Siemens announced November 28 that it finalized a plan with Charlotte City Council  to build six new S70 streetcars for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), the public transit system operated across Mecklenburg County and four surrounding counties. Siemens highlights that...
proposed-montréal-rem-project-grows-by-three-stations-and-ca0m
The number of stations and their associated costs have grown for a proposed 41-mile light rail system in Montréal, Québec. CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, has added three new stations to the Réseau électrique...
smart-td-to-trump
The President of the International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation Workers' (SMART TD) Transportation Division released Nov. 27 this open letter addressed to President-elect Trump: "Dear President-elect Trump: "On behalf of the 125,000 members of the Transportation Division of...

proposed-montréal-rem-project-grows-by-three-stations-and-ca0m
The number of stations and their associated costs have grown for a proposed 41-mile light rail system in Montréal, Québec. CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, has added three new stations to the Réseau électrique...
smart-td-to-trump
The President of the International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation Workers' (SMART TD) Transportation Division released Nov. 27 this open letter addressed to President-elect Trump: "Dear President-elect Trump: "On behalf of the 125,000 members of the Transportation Division of...
utip-hosts-international-rail-forum-in-nyc
Rail transit professionals from around the world will convene in New York City Dec. 8-9 for the inaugural meeting of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) International Rail Forum for North America. The Forum will take place at the New...
nj-transit-launches-commuter-tool-kit
NJ Transit unveiled a new cohesive customer campaign designed "to bring attention to a variety of “tools” available to customers on how to obtain transit information for a better travel experience." “The Commuter Tool Kit – The Tools You Need for...
parsons-wins-acec-az-grand-prize-in-transportation
Parsons announced it recently received a 2016 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) for its work on Valley Metro’s Central Mesa Light Rail Extension project. The award recognizes engineering...