Light Rail

Bombardier Inc. reported Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, that adjusted net income for the company's second quarter was US$158 million, or nine U.S. cents per share, in line with Wall Street…
Alameda, Calif.-based construction company Stacy and Witbeck Inc. on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, was awarded a contract to oversee implementation of Detroit's M1 Rail streetcar line, winning out over four…
San Antonio residents mulling a streetcar plan for Texas' third-largest metropolitan area have a new route option to ponder, courtesy of a local architect providing input at a local meeting…
Interfleet Technology Inc. North America President Larry Kelterborn will be stepping down from his current position effective Aug. 1 2013, assuming a consultant role. Parent company SNC-Lavalin Transportation Senior Vice…
Construction crews laid down the final link of rail Thursday, July 25, 2013, for the streetcar line in Tucson, Ariz.
TriMet on Thursday, July 25, 2013 promoted the hypothetical "halfway point" of construction on its Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project, linking the namesake cities in Oregon.
Wyandotte, Mich.-based BASF Corp. announced Wednesday, July 24, 2013 it had launched a new website targeting public transportation use and BASF's product offerings serving the sector.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced Wednesday, July 24, 2013, that that nine public transportation systems and businesses will be recognized for their outstanding sustainability achievements.
Notwithstanding the biggest U.S. urban bankruptcy event to date, officially occurring last week, private-sector backers of Detroit's M1 streetcar project are proceeding with implementation of the Motor City's first modern…
Officials in Bethesda, Md., and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) are moving with some urgency to resolve site plans for a preferred Purple Line light rail transit terminus in Bethesda…
Plans for a light rail transit line linking Miami and Miami Beach, first floated a decade ago, have been revived by the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization.
The slow-motion car crash, 60 years running, has finally reached its point of no return. Detroit has fiscally fallen. And it's still without serious rail transit to help it.
The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony today, July 18, 2013, to mark the start of extending Lynx light rail transit 9.7 miles to the University of…
Arlington County, Va., board members voted 4-1 Tuesday, July 16, 2013, to support an updated agreement with neighboring Fairfax County to advance the Columbia Pike Streetcar project.
Struggling for years against a hostile sentiment from the state government and some surrounding county organizations, Cincinnati city officials are shrugging off resistance to a proposed initial streetcar line, signing…
Kansas City, Mo., has selected Herzog Contracting Corp., in conjunction with Stacy and Witbeck, Inc. as finalists for a $102 million contract to build the city's initial 2.2-mile streetcar line.
Anthony Lee, AICP, has joined SYSTRA as Planning and Environmental Manager. Lee is a professional certified planner with more than 20 years of experience as a client manager, environmental planning…
The San Bernardino Associated Governments has awarded a $600,000 contract to HDR Engineering to evaluate rail service to Los Angeles Ontario International Airport, located east of LA in Ontario, Calif.
The Waterloo (Ontario) Regional Council Wednesday, July 10, 2013, formally approved an agreement in coordination with Greater Toronto Area's Metrolinx to purchase 14 light rail transit vehicles from Bombardier Transportation…
San Diego’s “trolley,” the first modern U.S. light rail system that debuted in 1981, is now primed to reach the property line of San Diego International Airport, also known as…
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