Light Rail

Tigard, Ore., voters appear to have approved Ballot Measure 34-210, which specifically rejects any effort by TriMet to extend MAX light rail transit into the community.
At its 
2014 Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association
(APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation 
bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The…
More Americans relied on public transit (bus and rail) in 2013 than in any year since 1956, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Monday, March 10, 2014.
Oregon's Department of Transportation announced Friday, March 7, 2014, that it will abandon planning efforts for the controversial Columbia River Crossing project, citing the Oregon state legislature decision not to…
Supporters of Detroit's public-private partnership advancing a $140 million initial streetcar line say construction will likely begin this spring.
President Obama's proposed fiscal year 2015 budget has already been questioned, per norm, by various congressional quarters. But the proposals outlined for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant programs are generally…
Ontario province's Regional Municipality of Waterloo on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, approved a C$1.9 billion (US$1.7 billion), 30-year contract to GrandLinq, one of three consortia competing to build an 11.8-mile…
For decades, even when it was designated by other euphemisms such as "enhanced bus", so-called "bus rapid transit" (BRT) was repeatedly hyped as a kind of interim service on the…
Ontario adjoining cities Mississauga and Brampton, just west of Toronto, have recently completed preliminary design and environmental assessment work for the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit Project, extending from Hurontario Street…
Cincinnati-area Republicans are touting the city's amenities—including its streetcar line now under construction—as incentives for holding the the 2016 Republican National Convention in their city.
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