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27 more Siemens S70 LRVs to the Twin Cities
Siemens has been chosen by The Metropolitan Council to manufacture 27 new light rail vehicles that will operate on the Twin Cities’ Metro Transit Southwest line expansion.
DART expands to Camp Wisdom and UNT Dallas
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) announced its Blue Line added three miles and opened new stations at Camp Wisdom and UNT Dallas, effective October 24.
RFQ issued for Hurontario LRT
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a DBFOM (design build, finance, operate and maintain) contract for the Hurontario LRT (light rail transit) project…
Engineering Hamilton’s new LRT
The basic design work for Hamilton, Ontario’s LRT system has been finalized, including the selection of a site for the Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF). The eight-mile (13–km) line is…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff appoints Galloway VP
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named long-time Amtrak executive Drew Galloway as Vice President, Transit and Rail Planning Director. He will be based in the firm’s Newark, N.J. office.
My gas tax is going up—finally!
Only one day after the tragic wreck of a New Jersey Transit commuter train at Hoboken Terminal came some positive news about transportation in the state, specifically, how it’s funded.…
Mid-Coast Transit Contractors awarded $921.8 million San Diego contract
Skanska announced on September 30 that Mid-Coast Transit Contractors – a joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Herzog and Skanska – has been awarded a $921.8 million construction manager/general contractor…
LA Expo Line Phase 2 certified “green”
The Los Angeles County MTA (LACMTA) Expo Line Phase 2 LRT extension has become the first transit project to receive Envision™ Platinum certification from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).
MBTA develops Innovation Proposal Policy
The MBTA connects some of the country's busiest universities with the downtown business community and the heart of the state's thriving technology sector, and now it wants to establish a…
122 Siemens S70 LRVs for Sound Transit
Siemens announced September 29 a contract to provide 122 new S70 light rail vehicles (LRVs) for Sound Transit, the regional transit system serving the Seattle and Central Puget Sound area…
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