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LA Metro turning on kinetic energy storage The Los Angeles Metro Red Line Westlake/MacArthur Park station will soon be operating a REGEN high-speed kinetic energy storage system developed by VYCON.

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Washington, D.C.-based radio station WTOP FM says the Silver Line could open for revenue service this July 4, according to sources contacted by the radio station. The station noted the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority continues to run tests on the tracks....
beverly-hills-rail-lawsuit-dismissed
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) may proceed with construction of the Westside Subway Extension, routing the LA Purple Line subway underneath Beverly Hills High School, a county Superior Court Judge has ruled. Judge John A. Torribio, in a 15-page...
detroit-transit-services-contract-to-pb
The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for on-call services for transit infrastructure improvements in the Detroit area. Under the contract, Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide a range of transportation planning, engineering, and architectural services for...
parsons-acquires-delcan
Parsons Corp. has acquired Markham, Ontario-based Delcan Corp., an international multidisciplinary engineering, planning, management, and technology firm that provides a broad range of integrated systems and infrastructure solutions to the transportation market. The firm is now called “Delcan, a Parsons...
mta-nyct-fulton-center-to-open-in-june
Opening ceremonies for MTA New York City Transit's Fulton Center are scheduled for June 26, 2014, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority noted Monday, March 24. Part of a massive makeover of subway connections in lower Manhattan, the Fulton Center streamlines transfers for...

parsons-acquires-delcan
Parsons Corp. has acquired Markham, Ontario-based Delcan Corp., an international multidisciplinary engineering, planning, management, and technology firm that provides a broad range of integrated systems and infrastructure solutions to the transportation market. The firm is now called “Delcan, a Parsons...
mta-nyct-fulton-center-to-open-in-june
Opening ceremonies for MTA New York City Transit's Fulton Center are scheduled for June 26, 2014, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority noted Monday, March 24. Part of a massive makeover of subway connections in lower Manhattan, the Fulton Center streamlines transfers for...
la-union-station-rehab-work-proceeds
Los Angeles' Union Station main entrance closed for repair work on Monday, March 17, 2014, part of a larger effort by Metro to restore the historic station to a state of good repair. The entrance is scheduled to reopen to customers...
ontario-premier-affirms-transit-fund
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has pledged that the province's upcoming fiscal budget will include a dedicated transit fund, though sources for such a fund remain unclear, given that Wynne has said no taxes will be raised for such a purpose. "It...
apta-calls-for-0-billion-in-transit-investment
At its 
2014 Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association
(APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation 
bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The APTA plan calls on 
Congress to authorize a $100.4 billion...