Light Rail

Region of Waterloo officials in Ontario, moving beyond a current plan to divide public transportation development into light rail transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), have begun moving ahead…
The Federal Transit Administration is expressing support for streetcar implementation linking West Sacramento, Calif., with Sacremento, according to West Sacramento Mayor Chris Cabaldon.
St. Augustine, Fla., is considering a narrow-gauge heritage streetcar operation, roughly paralleling U.S. Route 1 and linking several traffic generating sites within the municipality.
Objecting to initial proposals, residents and businesses of Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood are calling for officials to reconsider suggested streetcar schedules limiting service essentially to daylight hours – and no…
Louisiana's state capital is seeking $2 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funding to advance plans for a 3.0-mile streetcar line linking downtown Baton Rouge and Louisiana State…
Light rail transit, and not urban maglev service, is the more likely transit development for Virginia Beach, Va., following an informal agreement reached late last week between the city's mayor…
Toronto Transport Commission says the first of its new Bombardier low-floor Flexity streetcars on its Spadina Line will go into revenue service on Aug. 31, 2014.
Regional Connector Constructors, a joint venture of Skanska USA Civil West California District Inc., Traylor Brothers Inc., with Kiewit and Hatch Mott MacDonald, has been awarded a $927.2 million contract from…
Kevin R. Collins, PE, has joined HNTB Corp. as Project Director and Vice President. Collins brings two decades of transportation industry experience, focusing on delivery of passenger rail projects, including…
DART's first light rail transit consist operated over five new miles of the Orange Line Wednesday, April 16, 2014, testing the extension for future service to and from Dallas/Fort Worth…
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