Light Rail

Congress finalized the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations late Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, and President Obama was expected to sign the bill Saturday, Jan. 18. Rail programs—with a few notable exceptions—have…
The customer pool for North American passenger car suppliers keeps growing, as Railway Age reports in its January 2014 issue.
The Federal Transit Administation (FTA) has granted Milwaukee its request to adjust a portion of its proposed streetcar route through downtown, sought by the city in order to reduce utility…
Plans for a streetcar circulator in Boise, Idaho's capital, have been revived after six years of dormancy, though modal choice is now up for grabs.
The American Public Transportation Association says Americans continue to turn to public transit in increasing numbers, totaling 2.7 billion trips in the third quarter, up 1.5% from the comparable period…
Congressional conference committee members cobbling together an actual fiscal year 2014 federal budget have reportedly agreed on budgetary numbers fairly favorable to Amtrak and Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER)…
HNTB Corp. on Jan. 14, 2014 is officially recognizing its 100th anniversary.
Passenger rail veterans Takis Salpeas and Steven A. LaRocco have advanced to new positions in the Rail & Transit Systems Division of Parsons, effective immediately.
Milwaukee, facing stiff anti-rail opposition from its namesake county and the state of Wisconsin, continues pursuing an initial $65 million starter streetcar line, focusing on limiting costs of utility relocation,…
Maryland state officials have culled down prospective private consortia willing to build the 16-mile, $2.2 billion Purple Line light rail transit project from six to four.
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