Light Rail

In a cash deal worth approximately $215 million, Wabtec Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London, England-based Fandstan Electric Group Ltd.
Current anti-rail forces notwithstanding, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) appears to be encouraging Cincinnati to begin planning to extend its starter streetcar line, the latter currently under construction.
Edmonton, Alberta, will be opening the latest extension to its light rail transit system in late June, when the 3.3-kilometer (2-mile) Northwest Line is extended from Churchill Station, in downtown…
As the U.S. bolsters its passenger rail options, from high speed rail startups to streetcar revivals, those designing the safest land transport mode seek to make it safer still.
After an absence of more than 67 years, rail transit is poised to return to Ontario's twin cities.
Tacoma, Wash.'s City Council has formally endorsed its preferred route for extending the city's existing 1.6-mile Link Light Rail (often defined by some as a streetcar) operated by Sound Transit.
Washington, D.C.'s District Department of Transportation (DDOT) issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Monday, Feb, 3, 2014 "to firms interested in submitting Statements of Qualification (SOQs) to design, build, operate,…
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…
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