Light Rail

The U.S. Coast Guard has approved a new bridge carrying Interstate 5 over the Columbia River, linking Oregon and Washington states, and potentially including Portland TriMet light rail transit service…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has inducted Richard J. Simonetta into its Hall of Fame. Simonetta was selected to receive this honor “based on his commitment to and support…
Portland, Ore., Mayor Charlie Hales is stressing to local media that the city's U.S. leading-edge role in streetcar placement should continue, with additional routes to be added.
Maryland Transit Administration and Montgomery County have reached a legal agreement with the Columbia Country Club on adjusting the proposed Purple Line light rail transit route, with both sides quietly…
Opponents of Milwaukee's proposed startup streetcar line have formally filed a petition with the Wisconsins Public Service Commission, urging the PSC to decide whether the project can proceed, in what…
VIA Metropolitan Transit trustees unanimously passed a proposal for a San Antonio, Tex., streetcar system on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, roughly two years after the idea was first introduced for…
Add Oklahoma City to the list of U.S. municipalities advancing streetcar plans. In a 5-to-3 vote Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, the City Council approved advancing a 4.5-mile, $130 million plan…
New Jersey Transit's Pennsauken Transit Center is expected to open next month, with Sunday, Oct. 13, a possible target date, according to the New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers (NJ-ARP).
VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority in San Antonio, Tex., is scheduled to vote Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, on a proposed $280 million initial streetcar project.
Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 that the federal government will support Ontario province's desire to convert Toronto's Scarborough Line into subway rapid rail.
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