Light Rail

Driven by increases on its Hiawatha Line light rail transit option, Metro Transit ridership on both bus and LRT increased 0.2% in 2012, to more than 81 million riders, compared…
Officials from Ontario's Waterloo-Kitchener-Cambridge metropolitan area, southwest of Toronto, say at least five station stops of the planned light rail transit system will be placed in the center of roadways…
In my last article (Research study: New light rail projects beat BRT), I summarized the general results of a research study, co-authored with my colleague Dave Dobbs, that I presented…
Dallas's Oak Cliff streetcar line may get additional funding for more right-of-way work and two additional streetcars, should the Regional Transportation Council approve the transfer of funds Thursday.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Monday marked a ceremonial federal funding commitment to Sacramento's Blue Line light rail transit extension.
The city of Phoenix and Valley Metro said Monday they will host an official groundbreaking this Saturday, Jan. 12, for the 3.2-mile Northwest extension. The ceremony will occur at the…
AECOM Technology Corp. said Monday it has been awarded a $16.8 million contract by the Metropolitan Council for preliminary engineering work on the Southwest Lighrt Rail Transit project in Minnesota's…
Glencoe, Minn.-based Twin Cities and Western Railroad has voiced opposition to a proposed light rail operation serving the southwestern suburbs of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
AECOM Technology Corp. Thursday said, as part of a joint venture, it has been chosen by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to provide advanced preliminary design services for extending Massachusetts…
Among the changes (and status quo) perpetuated by Congress in its Jan. 2 budgetary decision making, public transit users were offered a plus: the rise in pretax federal transit benefits…
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