Light Rail

The European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “to reinforce ties between the European and American rail sectors.”
Maryland transportation officials on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, got the go-ahead to advance a private-public partnership (3P or PPP) approach for the $2.2 billin Purple Line light rail transit project,…
With "galloping me-tooism" at work in a positive vein for light rail transit, Phoenix's Central City Village has approved a recommendation to extend LRT along a South Central Corridor to…
Ottawa officials plan to meet with their counterparts of the Ottawa International Airport Authority to ponder an airport-rail link for the Canadian national capital.
Clackamas, Ore.-based United Streetcar, LLC has delivered its fifth streetcar to Portland, Ore., completing an order beset by manufacturing delays and potentially bolstering the company's credibility.
Supporters of the St. Louis Loop Trolley, beset by a lawsuit against the proposed line filed earlier this week, have met a Federal Transit Administration deadline to submit required documentation…
The beleaguered St. Louis Loop Trolley proposal, already scrambling to meet federal funding requirements, has been sued by plaintiffs alleging it seeks to run beyond its authorized boundaries.
Washington, D.C.'s District Department of Transportation (DDOT) on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 released its recommended preference for a streetcar line linking Union Station with the tony Georgetown neighborhood, primarily along…
The back-and-forth decision-making involving the fate of Toronto's Scarborough Line rehabilitation has cost Ontario at least C$68 million (US$65 million) in contract costs, including penalties, claimed by Bombardier Transportation, a…
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has selected Blue Alliance Partners (BAP) as lead designer for the $101 million South Oak Cliff Extension 3 project, an extension of DART’s Blue Line…
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