Rapid Transit

SEPTA officially announced Wednesday, June 19, that it will close its Bridgeport Viaduct, a bridge spanning the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania used by SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line, beginning July…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Thursday, June 13, 2013, that it had awarded a contract for the "station finishes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, ancillary buildings and entrances for the…
Revenue service for Phase One of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)'s Silver Line won't commence until early 2014, news radio station WTOP said Wednesday, June 13, 2013. Service was…
As I write this, it's been just a week since I returned from the recent annual Rail Transit Conference sponsored the first week of June by the American Public Transportation…
Delivery of Chicago Transit Authority's 5000 Series transit cars resumed last week after being suspended this spring, reportedly due to quality control issues at Bombardier Transportation's facilities in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Carmel, Ind.-based Ritron, Inc. said Tuesday, June 11, 2013 it has delivered an order for 350 pieces of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority…
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday, May 30, marked the start of tunneling for the Central Subway Project, a controversial extension of the Muni Metro T Third Line…
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has placed a $184 million order with Kawasaki Heavy Industries for 100 additional series 7000 metro cars, meant to augment and eventually replace…
Holding to its projected reopening date, MTA New York City Transit resumed A train subway service on the elevated Rockaway Branch line in the namesake Queens, N.Y. neighborhood Thursday morning,…
Former Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) General Manager B.R. (Bill) Stokes died May 15, at his daughter's home in Sammamish, Wash. He was 89. Stokes was considered a pioneer in…
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