Light Rail

Pro-rail advocates and officials gathered Thursday, May 22, 2014 for a groundbreaking ceremony for Kansas City's 2.2-mile streetcar, with a target completion of construction sometime next year.
The Metro Transit Interchange/Target Field Station multi-modal transportation hub in Minneapolis, which opened May 17, 2014, links light rail transit, regional rail, and bus service and contains a civic space…
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has approved the purchase of 24 light rail vehicles from Besain, Spain-based Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) for Boston's Green Line, the light…
St. Paul, Minn.'s yet-to-open Green Line (Central Corridor LRT project) is being credited with "at least $2.5 billion worth of new construction and redevelopment projects" by the Metropolitan Council, overseeing public…
Choosing an option preferred by some other U.S. cities redeploying streetcars within their borders, Atlanta on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 said it would share direct operational responsibility of its new…
Pittsburgh's Port Authority of Allegheny County is pursuing installation of real-time technology to better aid customers of its bus and light rail transit system, a Port Authority spokesman says.
Region of Waterloo officials in Ontario, moving beyond a current plan to divide public transportation development into light rail transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), have begun moving ahead…
The Federal Transit Administration is expressing support for streetcar implementation linking West Sacramento, Calif., with Sacremento, according to West Sacramento Mayor Chris Cabaldon.
St. Augustine, Fla., is considering a narrow-gauge heritage streetcar operation, roughly paralleling U.S. Route 1 and linking several traffic generating sites within the municipality.
Objecting to initial proposals, residents and businesses of Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood are calling for officials to reconsider suggested streetcar schedules limiting service essentially to daylight hours – and no…
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