Light Rail

Charlotte, N.C., city officials Tuesday said work on the proposed 1.5-mile starter streetcar line would commence before the end of the month.
Portland's TriMet Board of Directors and Clackamas County commissioners are in disagreement over the progression of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project.
Cincinnati city officials Friday said three companies have submitted bids to build the city's $115 million, 3.6-mile initial streetcar line.
Cincinnati officials Friday said they have signed two agreements with Duke Energy Corp. resolving a conflict generated by the city's initial streetcar line, now under construction.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, says he will leave the Obama administration in February, ending months of speculation over the possibility of continuing in his role during the administration’s second term.
Pro-rail advocates and officials in the city of Milwaukee, continuing to battle anti-rail partisans in the city's namesake county and the state of Wisconsin, continue to plan the start of…
Clackamas,Ore.-based United Streetcar, LLC has delivered the first of five streetcars ordered by nearby Portland, Ore., months behind original schedule.
New Orleans plans to formally open its new 1.5-mile Loyola Avenue streetcar line on Monday, Jan. 28, seven days before the Baltimore Ravens face off against the San Francisco 49ers…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Friday announced Detroit's M-1 Rail project will receive $25 million from the federal government. The planned streetcar line, at present set to run 3.3 miles,…
Alstom and Williams Hybrid Power Thursday announced they have signed an agreement to apply Williams Hybrid Power's energy storage technology to Alstom's Citadis light rail transit (LRT) vehicles by 2014.
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