Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) discovered on July 1 a defect with its Silverliner V Regional Rail cars and took these cars out of service for the immediate (summer) future.
Transdev North America announced on June 30 that it has been awarded a $15.5 million contract by M1-Rail to operate and maintain Detroit's first modern tram line.
Rik Lor will manage the delivery of rail projects as a senior engineering manager in the transit & rail technical excellence center of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the global engineering and professional services organization.
The BART to Antioch Extension Project marked another milestone June 30, with BART unveiling its new diesel-powered multiple-unit trains, soon to be seen linking Pittsburg/Bay Point and Antioch down Highway 4’s median.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is allocating the final $834.6 million available in Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery funding, aiming to provide maximum flexibility for impacted communities to direct repairs and has validated additional eligible damage for each recipient agency.