Light Rail

Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest…
The Kansas City streetcar proposal has received funds from the Mid-America Regional Council's (MARC) Board of Directors totaling $ 17.7 million.
Seattle, Wash., has secured funding to plan and design the First Hill Streetcar line's Broadway Extension.
Expanding light rail transit reach in the Los Angeles basin could next include a 20-mile LRT line from LA's Union Station to downtown Santa Ana, in Orange County, Calif.
Cliff Henke, a Senior Principal Technical Specialist at Parsons Brinckerhoff, has received the American Public Transportation Association’s 2012 Outstanding Public Transportation Business Member of the Year Award.
Studies suggest that new sports arenas, or relocation of professional sports teams, don't really benefit or bolster a local economy. Perhaps, instead, they reflect the locale's existing health. So it…
The Anaheim, Calif., City Council, in a split 3-2 vote, has advanced a 3.2-mile streetcar plan that would serve, among other points, the original Disneyland.
Streetcar tests are slated to start this winter in Washington, D.C.'s Southeast, specifically in Anacostia along S. Capitol Street, according to the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). But a revenue…
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff was in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday to announce a Federal Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFFGA) for the Lynx Blue Line light rail transit extension in Charlotte,…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited Detroit Monday with a suggestion that a Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority might be better equipped to land federal funding for transportation projects, including assistance with…
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