Light Rail

The Loop Trolley Company announced on May 17, 2016 that Paul Scott has been hired as its first General Manager. The Loop Trolley, which is a 2.2-mile streetcar service operating…
150 non-partisan organizations recognize Infrastructure Week May 16th to 23rd. Business, labor and civic organizations are uniting under the week's 2016 theme: “Infrastructure Matters.”
David A. Farley, a vice president of Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems and the company'’s Southern California Transit Manager, was named a Gannett Fleming Senior Associate on May 16,…
Ben Vient has joined the editorial staff of Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Michael L. Valletta has been appointed director of project delivery for the New York City office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Valletta is responsible for overseeing…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the final environmental document on the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (Metro Green Line Extension) in Minneapolis-St. Paul, marking a major step closer to…
Electrified rail transit in Phoenix, Ariz., host city of the 2016 APTA Rail Conference, has been growing rapidly. Valley Metro recently opened two extensions to its light rail network—the Central…
Parsons has appointed Harjinder S. “Harj” Dhaliwal as Senior Vice President, International Rail Transit & Systems, with responsibility for the business unit and its operations outside of the U.S. He…
The year was 1953, when the last Pacific Electric streetcar traveled between Los Angeles and Santa Monica. On May 9, 2016, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti previewed the new 6.6…
Continuing efforts begun in 2012 with the purchase of a wind turbine generator at the Kingston rail layover facility, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority projects a further reduction of energy…
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