Light Rail

Valley Metro Rail (VMR), Phoenix, Ariz., has extended its light rail management services contract with Alternate Concepts, Inc. (ACI) through Dec. 31, 2016. ACI has provided transportation services to VMR…
Portland’s TriMet has unveiled the redesigned Siemens S70 “Type 5” MAX light rail vehicle at its maintenance facility in Gresham, Ore.
The Federal Transit Administration and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) are advancing a study that could establish Atlanta's first light rail transit (LRT) line along what's called the Clifton…
With plans in place for a 1.4-mile initial streetcar operation to begin in 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.'s Downtown Development Authority is weighing plans to add a second phase in a…
A coalition of mayors, including mayors from Hudson County communities already served by light rail transit, are publicly urging New Jersey officials to extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) into neighboring…
Jettison the biases and stereotypes before you head to Houston, my brother-in-law cautioned me last month as I prepared for APTA Expo 2014. "It's really grown up; it's a real…
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has taken delivery of a pre-series light rail vehicle from Kinkisharyo International, LLC, under a contract for 78 vehicles awarded in April 2012.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) officials and others on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 marked the completion of trackwork for the Foothill Gold Line extension of light rail transit…
The Rideau Transit Group consortium, designers and builders of the OC Transpo Confederation Line (Ottawa Light Rail Transit Project), has awarded a contract to London Trackwork Inc. for the supply…
Pro-rail forces in Milwaukee have one month to file a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's decision to force the city to pay for utility relocation needed for right-of-way construction.
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