Light Rail

Keolis North America, a provider of contract passenger 
transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, has named Robert 
Hinchcliffe Director of Light Rail Transit.
Cincinnati has been assigned the fiscal streetcar burden foisted on other cities, in its case by a judge declaring Duke Energy is not responsible for the cost of moving utilities…
The Federal Transit Administration has pledged about $996 million in "New Starts" funding to support extension of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Green Line from Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.
Following a lengthy impasse, Kinkisharyo International LLC and labor and community groups have reached an agreement whereby Kinkisharyo will manufacture 175 light rail vehicles within L.A. County for the Los…
BART on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, opened its $484 million rail extension to Oakland International Airport, with BART officials noting it's the second such rail-to-air BART link, joining that provided…
Seattle's Sound Transit governing board on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 voted to seek new revenue sources for continued expansion of its rail, light rail, and bus system serving three urban…
Portland, Ore.-based TriMet said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 construction workers had welded the final rails of the Portland-to-Milwaukie light rail line, set to open in September 2015.
Arlington County officials said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 that the county is canceling its plans for two streetcar projects, bowing to continual opposition and heightened by a recent local election.
The City of Milwaukee on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 filed suit against the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC), challenging PSC's decision last month to make the city pay for any…
Ontario metropolitan areas have dominated Canadian light rail transit (LRT) development in recent years, but the mayor-elect of Surrey, British Columbia's second-largest city, wants to join the LRT party.
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