Light Rail

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) is offering the third of its successful railroad technology tours, to be held Sept. 4-14, 2013.
Three decades after state planners and rail activists envisioned it, New Jersey Transit’s Board of Directors on May 8 officially recommended that the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit system finally be…
Restating Oregon's official position even as the state commits to brinksmanship, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's office continues to insist the proposed $3.4 billion bistate Columbia River Crossing will die if…
The words "light rail" were uttered, or at least alluded to, by candidates for New York City mayor at a meeting in Staten Island Wednesday, hosted by the Staten Island…
The general manager of New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority Tuesday set forth a proposal for expanding the Crescent City's venerable streetcar system, though funding for such work was not identified.
The Federal Transit Administration has given its environmental approval for Detroit to construct an initial 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue from downtown Detroit to the New Center area.
Kansas City officials say they'll seek streetcar rolling stock through options already held by Cincinnati or Salt Lake City, which are advancing their own streetcar lines.
Washington State legislative Democrats still hope to advance a transportation tax package that would fund up to $8.4 billion of projects statewide, including the contentious Columbia River Crossing (CRC) that…
Continuing to back up his political position established in his first term, President Obama Wednesday included considerable funding for rail and rail transit projects in his proposed fiscal year 2014…
A 21-page study published on the website dcstreetcar, released Monday, urges Washington, D.C. to reconsider the eastern terminus for the H Street/Benning Road streetcar line, now slowly advancing into construction…
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