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Baton Rouge eyes TIGER grant for streetcar
Louisiana's state capital is seeking $2 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funding to advance plans for a 3.0-mile streetcar line linking downtown Baton Rouge and Louisiana State…
Virginia Beach, state reach LRT accord
Light rail transit, and not urban maglev service, is the more likely transit development for Virginia Beach, Va., following an informal agreement reached late last week between the city's mayor…
New TTC streetcars to debut in late August
Toronto Transport Commission says the first of its new Bombardier low-floor Flexity streetcars on its Spadina Line will go into revenue service on Aug. 31, 2014.
Skanska/Traylor joint venture awarded LA Regional Connector Transit Project contract
Regional Connector Constructors, a joint venture of Skanska USA Civil West California District Inc., Traylor Brothers Inc., with Kiewit and Hatch Mott MacDonald, has been awarded a $927.2 million contract from…
Kevin R. Collins joins HNTB
Kevin R. Collins, PE, has joined HNTB Corp. as Project Director and Vice President. Collins brings two decades of transportation industry experience, focusing on delivery of passenger rail projects, including…
DART test train reaches D/FW Airport
DART's first light rail transit consist operated over five new miles of the Orange Line Wednesday, April 16, 2014, testing the extension for future service to and from Dallas/Fort Worth…
Atlanta mayor: Streetcar will debut this year
Atlanta's initial modern streetcar line will open this year, though perhaps not until late December, according to Mayor Kasim Reed.
Two firms eyed for big LACMTA contract
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) analysts are recommending two contractors be selected to construct the Downtown Regional Connector, improving connections among LA's subway and light rail lines.
Judicial decision aids San Antonio streetcar
VIA Metropolitan Transit officials in San Antonio, Tex., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, welcomed a judicial ruling that any appeal of a decision to use bonds to build a new…
Tucson streetcar line nears readiness
Six of eight streetcars ordered by Tucson, Ariz., for its Sun Link service have arrived in the city as Tucson prepares to launch passenger service, tentatively on July 25, 2014.
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