Light Rail

Plans for heritage trolley service in St. Louis' Delmar Loop, dogged by lawsuits and delays throughout 2013, have been given preliminary approval by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) joined elected officials and representatives from Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, to mark the opening of Houston's North Line light…
It should come as no surprise that campaigns for new urban rail startup projects have been meeting stiff opposition in a couple of American cities. That's usually the case, isn't…
Christmas came early to Cincinnati streetcar advocates this year of 2013, on Dec. 19, to be precise.
Testing and certification of Washington, D.C.’s first modern streetcar line has begun, with the first vehicle, supplied by Clackamas, Ore.-based United Streetcar, LLC, operating under its own power.
Construction on Cincinnati's streetcar project will resume following weeks of political posturing and gamesmanship culminating Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in a decision to let the project continue.
Los Angeles' Downtown Streetcar project, recently beset by cost concerns and pushback from some anti-rail quarters, has hired URS to restore momentum to the proposed project.
Ontario province's Regional Municipality of Waterloo will evaluate three competing bids for a C$536 million (US$505 million) contract to build an initial 11.8-mile light rail transit line. All three bids…
Portland's TriMet Board of Directors has approved selling two GOMACO vintage trolleys to the St. Louis Loop Trolley Transportation Development District.
The Phoenix City Council, in an 8-to-1 vote, has approved plans for a five-mile Valley Metro light rail transit route extending south of downtown, choosing LRT over Bus Rapid Transit…
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