Light Rail

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced Wednesday, July 24, 2013, that that nine public transportation systems and businesses will be recognized for their outstanding sustainability achievements.
Notwithstanding the biggest U.S. urban bankruptcy event to date, officially occurring last week, private-sector backers of Detroit's M1 streetcar project are proceeding with implementation of the Motor City's first modern…
Officials in Bethesda, Md., and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are moving with some urgency to resolve site plans for a preferred Purple Line light rail transit terminus in Bethesda…
Plans for a light rail transit line linking Miami and Miami Beach, first floated a decade ago, have been revived by the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization.
The slow-motion car crash, 60 years running, has finally reached its point of no return. Detroit has fiscally fallen. And it's still without serious rail transit to help it.
The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony today, July 18, 2013, to mark the start of extending Lynx light rail transit 9.7 miles to the University of…
Arlington County, Va., board members voted 4-1 Tuesday, July 16, 2013, to support an updated agreement with neighboring Fairfax County to advance the Columbia Pike Streetcar project.
Struggling for years against a hostile sentiment from the state government and some surrounding county organizations, Cincinnati city officials are shrugging off resistance to a proposed initial streetcar line, signing…
Kansas City, Mo., has selected Herzog Contracting Corp., in conjunction with Stacy and Witbeck, Inc. as finalists for a $102 million contract to build the city's initial 2.2-mile streetcar line.
Anthony Lee, AICP, has joined SYSTRA as Planning and Environmental Manager. Lee is a professional certified planner with more than 20 years of experience as a client manager, environmental planning…
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