Rapid Transit

Historic leadership changes are coming to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) Board. On March 23, 2016, Houston City Council members unanimously approved Mayor Sylvester Turner's appointment of…
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) on March 21, 2016 celebrated the grand re-opening of the Government Center Station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking two years spent reconstructing the station…
BNSF President and CEO Carl Ice accepted Railway Age’s 53rd annual Railroader of the Year award Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Chicago’s Union League Club, at the traditional dinner hosted…
Acting New York City Transit Senior Vice President, Department of Subways Wynton Habersham has been appointed to the position permanently, marking the first African-American to lead the division. He is…
Hitachi Rail USA on March 17, 2016 officially opened its new 140,400-square-foot rail vehicle assembly plant in Medley, Fla., when the Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Carlos Gimenez, inaugurated the facility…
The inaugural railcar from Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) Fleet of the Future has been completed and is now headed on a cross-country journey from Bombardier's, Plattsburgh, N.Y. plant to…
A major electrical cable fire in a tunnel just outside the Washington Metro McPherson Square station early Monday, March 14, 2016 has led to the entire Metrorail system shutting down…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Lisa Maurath as Vice President and Area Manager of its Los Angeles transportation and infrastructure office.
In the largest single purchase of rapid transit cars in Chicago history, the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) on March 9, 2016 awarded a $1.31 billion contract to China-based CSR Sifang…
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has awarded a five-year contract to technology and media company Intersection for the rights to sell and manage transit advertising on its bus and light…
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