Light Rail

The Seattle-Tacoma region’s Sound Transit has selected the route, stations and expanded operation and maintenance facility for its Tacoma Link Expansion light rail extension project, and named former FTA Administrator…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation announced Nov. 19, 2015 that it has signed a three-year contract extension with TransLink commencing in September 2016, to continue…
New Jersey Transit Executive Director Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim will be returning to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority after only 18 months leading NJT. She will become President of MTA…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization, has appointed Michael Unger as area manager for Colorado and Wyoming, the company announced Nov. 16, 2015.
The City of Milwaukee and Brookville Equipment Corp. agreed to terms on November 13, 2015 for supply of four Liberty Modern Streetcars for the city’s 2.1-route-mile starter line in a…
Major track installation on the 2.2-mile Loop Trolley, a fixed route electric trolley currently under construction in St. Louis and University City, Mo., has been completed in the Delmar Loop,…
Toronto and Hamilton transport authority Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have signed a $C 9.1 billion ($US 7 billion) 30-year alternative financing and procurement (AFP) contract with Crosslinx Transit Solutions to…
It takes tenacity—and lots of capital—to keep one of the nation’s largest rail transit systems rolling.
Take a wild guess: Since the turn of the century, what nation has opened more new light rail and streetcar systems than any other on earth? Germany? Nein. Italy? No.…
The Toronto Transit Commission board of directors has voted unanimously to sue Bombardier Transportation for at least $50 million for failure to deliver new streetcars on time, and without defects,…
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