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Back on the table: Buffalo LRT expansion
Buffalo, N.Y., has tapped Los Angeles-based AECOM to evaluate transportation expansion alternatives on behalf of Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council, with Light Rail Transit, streetcars, and Bus Rapid Transit…
Ottawa awards first LRT contract
Ottawa's City Council Wednesday, in a unanimous 24-0 vote, awarded a C$2.1 billion initial contract to Rideau Transit Group to begin construction of the city's first light rail transit line.
Twin Cities suburb OKs LRT route option
Golden Valley, Minn.'s City Council, reversing an earlier stance, has narrowly given approval for a proposed light rail transit route linking Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Minneapolis. The vote was 3-to-2.
LACMTA addresses LRT track gauge flaw
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to repair a flawed junction where its Blue Line and Expo Line light rail transit routes converge.
Streetcars belong (Part 2: Even in the U.S.)
They're coming. They're actually now being built, not just planned, not just proposed. Streetcar lines are back.
When the trains stopped
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
DART gets grant for DFW airport LRT access
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Thursday approved a nearly $120 million loan that will enable Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to advance construction on the third phase of its light rail…
Kansas City OKs streetcar, hires HDR Inc.
Eligible voters in a special assessment district have approved plans for a two-mile streetcar line to run through downtown Kansas City, Mo.
NJT: 261 passenger cars need post-Sandy fix
Questioned Tuesday by New Jersey's Assembly Transportation Committee—but not as harshly as some expected—New Jersey Transit Executive Director Jim Weinstein said the company had sustained $100 million in damage to…
For Arlington County streetcar, a PPP option
Arlington County (Va.) Board members Monday approved plans to explore a public-private partnership arrangement to advance its proposed Columbia Pike streetcar. But the approval was strongly contested by a recently…
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