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PATH heads for new ridership record
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey says PATH ridership through the first six months of 2012 was 4% ahead of last year and "on pace to set a…
New York MTA unveils austerity budget
To achieve balanced operating budgets, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it must aggressively cut costs and raise fares and tolls.
In New York, ESA tunnel work is completed
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says tunnel boring for its East Side Access project has been completed, clearing the way for infrastructure work, including laying track, for eventual Long Island…
Rapid Streetcar concept gaining ground
Just over eight years ago I cooked up a new concept in rail transit that I called Rapid Streetcar. Since then, it's been attracting a lot of interest within the…
L.B. Foster gets Honolulu rail contract
L.B. Foster Co. said Wednesday it has been awarded the company's largest rail products contract, valued at approximately $60 million, by contractor Kiewit/Kobayashi, a joint venture for the construction of the Honolulu Authority…
Bombardier gets another Manchester LRT order
Bombardier Transportation said Tuesday that it and consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe has signed an option to supply 20 additional Flexity Swift light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for Greater Manchester's…
MTA restores or enhances service offerings
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday said it would add or extend regional rail, subway, and bus services, most of which had been curtailed or discontinued due to earlier budget…
Ottawa LRT plan gets federal nod
Canada's capital city on Monday said it "has received Federal Environmental Assessment approval for the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (OLRT) project."
Metro-North plans smartphone ticketing
MTA Metro-North announced Wednesday that it is working with Masabi US Ltd. to test a smartphone app "that will let people buy their train tickets anywhere, anytime and never have…
NJT RiverLINE resumes regular service
New Jersey Transit Monday said its RiverLINE passenger rail service has resumed regular service, more than 10 months after Hurricane Irene savaged large swaths of the Northeast.
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