Light Rail

Opponents continue to snipe at the proposed Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project, sought by the Metropolitan Council as the third LRT line to serve Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding municipalities.
Testing begins Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, on the 2.7-mile initial Atlanta Streetcar route, to be served by four Siemens S70 streetcars.
Light rail transit plans got the backing of officials in Durham and Orange counties, N.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, setting the stage for a concerted effort to secure federal…
As North American cities make a comeback, and make their true transport needs known, streetcars and light rail transit systems both take the lead and go along for the ride.
A strike by 900 workers continues at Bombardier Transportation's Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant, but the company still moved the first three of 420 Toronto Rocket subway cars for delivery to…
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has authorized closing its Evelyn light rail transit station in Moutain View, Calif., with plans to add a second track at the site to ease…
Construction of Ontario's second light rail transit system, initially set to link the municipalities of Waterloo and Kitchener, will begin Aug. 21, 2014, according to Canadian media.
The fate of Santa Ana, Calif.'s proposed streetcar project may rest with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), which may assume responsibility for the effort as early as Monday, Aug.…
Calgary Transit's newest stop on its Northwest light rail transit line (Red Line), Tuscany Station, will open for revenue customer on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 the agency has announced on…
More than two years ago, this rail advocate held to the belief that "Streetcars belong. Even on the street." I maintain this belief now more than ever, in the face…
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