Light Rail

The indecision involving the type of rail mode for Toronto's Scarborough Line has now been assigned a specific cost: C$75 million (US$60 million), roughly C$10 million less than high-end estimates.
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) staff on Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, 2015, presented a final list to RTD's Board of Directors of four supplier teams interested to bid on building out…
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding could cover half the $150 million projected cost of the proposed 3.3-mile West Sacramento streetcar, contingent, per standard, on matching funding from state, local, and/or…
New York-based Titan has been awarded a five-year contract, with two additional one-year options, for all advertising rights on Metro Transit trains, light rail transit, and buses serving Minnesota's Twin…
San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 said Siemens S70 low-floor light rail vehicles now have been added to the Blue Line, the system's initial route…
A mock-up of the forthcoming Alstom Citadis Spirit low-floor LRV for Ottawa's Confederation Line was unveiled Thursday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2015, by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Member of Parliament for…
A spokesman for Detroit's public-private partnership M-1 Rail project, now under construction, told a community group Thursday evening, Jan. 29, 2015, the project would be open for passenger service sometime…
The Regional Municipality of Waterloo has voted to exercise a three-year option to extend its existing light rail transit general engineering contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff and its Montreal-based parent company,…
Most of the Northeast’s passenger rail systems intentionally shut down late on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in anticipation of what was expected to be a severe winter storm. But by…
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has adjusted its timetable to implement its fare-card system, accelerating its completion date and now including its existing streetcar fleet in the mix.
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