Rapid Transit

The Toronto Transit Commission has dismissed a proposal to close a portion of its subway system for a two-month stretch next year to implement overdue repairs.
SYSTRA USA has named Susannah Kerr Adler, AIA, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development.
Completion of Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) on MTA New York City Transit's No. 7 Flushing Line has been delayed from the fourth quarter of 2016 until the second quarter of…
Massahusetts Bay Transportation Authority work crews replaced a 102-year-old bridge over Clayton Street in Dorchester, Mass., during the weekend, reopening MBTRA's Red Line (part of the 'T") for service by…
The European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “to reinforce ties between the European and American rail sectors.”
The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, objected strongly to a downgrade of its credit rating made last week by Moody's Investors Service.
The back-and-forth decision-making involving the fate of Toronto's Scarborough Line rehabilitation has cost Ontario at least C$68 million (US$65 million) in contract costs, including penalties, claimed by Bombardier Transportation, a…
Bicycles will be allowed aboard BART trains at all times, including rush hours, following a unanimous vote Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 by the BART Board of Directors to lift existing…
Management and union negotiators reached a deal late Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 to end the four-day strike affecting BART service in the San Francisco Bay area.
It’s “Febreeze for trains”: a new product from Stage 8 designed to eliminate those awful odors that accompany a trash-carrying train (freight or transit, like the NYC Transit trash train…
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