Light Rail

Maryland's proposed Purple Line light rail transit route spanning two counties north of Washington, D.C., still is facing resistance from Chevy Chase, Md., near the route's western terminus of Bethesda.
The Staten Island Economic Development Corp., along with the borough's Chamber of Commerce, continues to press for light rail – and, often specifically, an extension of New Jersey's Hudson-Bergen Light…
The Washington State Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit to forbid light rail transit on Interstate 90, removing one obstable blocking Sound Transit's East Link Extension between Seattle and Redmond,…
In a contentious 8-to-5 vote Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, the Kansas City (Mo.) Council gave final approval to a joint venture construction contract for the city's initial streetcar line.
Calgary Transit is ordering 60 new S200 light rail vehicles from Siemens Mobility, an increase of 10 from previous plans to acquire 50 new LRVs.
VIA Metropolitan Transit planners Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 recommended that San Antonio pursue the longest of several streetcar alternatives being considered.
Tracks for Cinncinnati's initial streetcar line will begin being laid in mid-October, a month ahead of schedule, beginning on Elm Street near Memorial Hall, city officials and streetcar advocates say.
One of two streetcar projects in St. Louis, bolstered by a pledge of $22 million in federal funds, could still fall through if plans aren't finalized by next month.
Starting Sept. 16, 2012, public transit riders in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex can use their smartphones "to buy, store and activate passes for DART, The T and DCTA," the three…
The Government of Western Australia Department of Transport (DoT) has selected a joint venture of Parsons Brinckerhoff and AECOM to form an integrated services team for the next phase of…
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