Light Rail

HDR, Inc. has been hired to revive a streetcar plan for Grand Rapids, Mich., using a six-year-old study as a baseline for the new effort.
Public opinion over the future of Toronto Transit Commission's Scarborough Line apparently continues to vacillate, with a new poll suggesting light rail transit (LRT) once again is favored over a…
The National Basketball Association Sacramento Kings have pledged to provide $500,000 to aid streetcar development in California's state capital as part of a traffic mitigation plan being developed by California's…
Tacoma, Wash.'s City Council has informally endorsed a specific route for extending the city's 1.6-mile Link Light Rail (often defined by some as a streetcar) operated by Sound Transit.
Texas's attorney general will not appeal a judgment affirming the right of San Antonio's VIA Metropolitan Tarnsit to sell bonds for several projects, including two downtown transit depots to serve…
Consultants are working with a Streetcar Project Advisory Committee in Gainesville, Fla., to prepare a proposal for a line linking the city's downtown with the University of Florida.
Hoping to leverage a local funding commitment to obtain federal funds, Charlotte, N.C. has approved $12 million for engineering work on a 2.5-mile streetcar extension, expected to cost $126 million.
Louisiana's state capital, Baton Rouge, is considering a plan for streetcar operations as part of a city and parish (county) plan, FuturEBR.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) said it anticipates opening its 4.7-mile Orange Line light rail transit extension to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport ahead of schedule.
The first phase of Los Angeles' Expo Line, which opened in April 2012, has matched ridership projections of 27,000 daily riders forecast for 2020.
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