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MTS gambles on new revenue source San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) passengers can’t play slots, Poker or Bingo aboard the San Diego Trolley (well, maybe on their mobile devices). However, the LRT line that can get them to an area gambling casino—the Green Line—will be carrying that establishment’s name.

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Louis Berger has appointed former District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) Director Leif Dormsjo as Senior Vice President for Infrastructure Asset Management. He is based in the company’s Washington, D.C. office. Dormsjo will oversee the management and growth of the...
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A new transportation proposal introduced by Nashville Mayor Megan Barry calls for long-term investment to improve the city's transportation system and includes 26 miles of light rail. The mayor says the proposal, Let's Move Nashville: Metro's Transportation Solution, is a plan...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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Caltrans released the public draft of the California State Rail Plan, which outlines a new framework for California’s rail network, for new and better rail transportation, and multimodal and community connections in the state for the next 20 years and...
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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...
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Siemens has made a “significant strategic equity investment” in Wi-Tronix, a supplier of remote monitoring, video analytics, and predictive diagnostic systems for rail rolling stock and infrastructure and other industrial markets. The investment is equivalent to a minority interest in...
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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...
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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...

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