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Short line opposes Twin Cities LRT plan
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 lands MBTA Green Line work
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…
Transit benefit restored in fiscal deal
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…
Phoenix Valley Metro avoids LRT strike
Valley Metro light rail transit service will be available on New Year's Eve, following an interim agreement between local labor and the LRT contract operator.
Detroit transport authority signed into law
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has signed into law creation of a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) for Detroit.
Back on the table: Buffalo LRT expansion
Buffalo, N.Y., has tapped Los Angeles-based AECOM to evaluate transportation expansion alternatives on behalf of Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council, with Light Rail Transit, streetcars, and Bus Rapid Transit…
Ottawa awards first LRT contract
Ottawa's City Council Wednesday, in a unanimous 24-0 vote, awarded a C$2.1 billion initial contract to Rideau Transit Group to begin construction of the city's first light rail transit line.
Twin Cities suburb OKs LRT route option
Golden Valley, Minn.'s City Council, reversing an earlier stance, has narrowly given approval for a proposed light rail transit route linking Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Minneapolis. The vote was 3-to-2.
LACMTA addresses LRT track gauge flaw
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to repair a flawed junction where its Blue Line and Expo Line light rail transit routes converge.
Streetcars belong (Part 2: Even in the U.S.)
They're coming. They're actually now being built, not just planned, not just proposed. Streetcar lines are back.
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