Rapid Transit

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Track construction under way on Honolulu metro Track construction has started on the $ 5.16 billion HART (Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation) 20-mile, 21-station Honolulu Rail Transit rapid transit system on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, with initial work focusing on the area around Hoopili station in Ewa.

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More than 2.7 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the third quarter of 2014, up 1.8% from the comparable quarter in 2013, according American Public Transportation Association (APTA), releasing a report Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Rail transit...
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Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) customers will be able to use debit and credit cards to purchase fares at fare booths beginning New Year's Day, 2015. TTC Chair Josh Colle, TTC CEO Andy Byford, and newly elected Toronto Mayor John Tory announced...
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Chicago area transit agencies Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and suburban bus operator Pace have awarded Cubic Transportation Systems a contract to supply an integrated, smart phone-based system supporting a variety of mobile ticketing, mobile top up, and contactless mobile...
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MTA New York City Transit has awarded Marlton, N.J.-based Hill International a five-year indefinite-quantity contract worth an estimated $55.8 million for construction management and inspection services for NYCT’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts and other miscellaneous construction projects. “As the Sandy...
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New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) seeks federal funds to add infrastructure and increase capacity on its Canarsie "L" line linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently handling huge increases in passenger traffic. The line was the first (and to date, still the...

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 awarded a three-year, $6 million contract to HNTB to conduct a cost determination study on the proposed extension of PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid transit service...
Track construction has started on the $ 5.16 billion HART (Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation) 20-mile, 21-station Honolulu Rail Transit rapid transit system on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, with initial work focusing on the area around Hoopili station in...
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Arcadis US has been awarded a $26 million "task order" contract by MTA New York City Transit to, essentially, weatherproof huge swaths of the city's subway system inundated by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. The five-year contract, announced by the company...
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The San Diego Association of Governments Board of Directors (SANDAG) has unanimously approved the final environmental impact report (FEIS) for extending the San Diego Trolley from Old Town to La Jolla and University City. SANDAG gave its blessing on Friday, Nov....
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The Chicago Transit Authority has released two operator’s-view cab ride videos of its Red Line. The high-definition videos are posted to YouTube and cover the line northbound to Howard and southbound to 95th/Dan Ryan with on-screen text identifying each station stop....