Light Rail

The Federal Railroad Administration safety reports for 2012 are now complete, and the Association of American Railroads said Monday they show it was the safest year in the industry's recorded…
The demand for public transportation rose last year as Americans took 10.5 billion trips, the second highest ridership since 1957, and 154 million more trips than the previous year, according…
The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to approve up to $352 million in operating funds for a proposed streetcar linking the city's Civic Center and its Convention Center, as…
New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority has begun holding public meetings to seek input for its next streetcar project, the N. Rampart St./St. Claude Ave. expansion. The extension roughly parallels the…
San Francisco-based Webcor Builders has been awarded a $48.7 million design-build contract for the Gold Line light rail transit extension project, extending LRT from Sierra Madre Villa (Pasadena), Calif., to…
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Friday for the the last segment of the 10.5-mile I-225 light rail transit line extending through Aurora, Colo.
Here's one observer not sweating sequestration or its effects overmuch, at least not from the transportation point of view.
Pinellas County, Fla., commissioners Tuesday approved putting a transit sales tax referendum on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. The vote was 5-to-1.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc., in partnership with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), announced Monday that grant funds are available to transit agencies and other governmental entities for rail transit safety education…
Citizen advocates in St. Louis are advancing a streetcar plan to connect the city's downtown with the Central West End as part of an economic development plan.
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