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BART begins track-quieting project Labor Day weekend
At one of its loudest stretches of track- between Balboa Park and Daly City - Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) plans to begin installing custom made rail dampers to help…
MARTA issues RFI for new metro train fleet
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has issued requests for information by Aug. 30, 2016 for a fleet of new trains and for the life-extension of two-thirds of its existing…
MassDOT creates Director of Sustainable Mobility role
Jackie DeWolfe has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Sustainable Mobility for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
Carlos Tarazaga joins AZTEC
AZTEC Engineering announced Carlos Tarazaga has joined its Rail and Transit Practice.
São Paulo plans metro privatisation
The governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, says he wants to privatize six of the nine existing or planned metro and monorail lines serving the city…
MBTA issues RFQ for automated fare collection system
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Monday issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for systems integrators interested in development of a new Automated Fare Collection (AFC) system under a performance-based…
MTA’s U.S. Employment Plan for new subways aims for 33,165 U.S. jobs
Jobs to Move America updates the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s upcoming purchase of 940 subway cars with this number: up to 33,165 U.S. jobs could be supported.
MTA’s new role in Zika fight: Skeeter slayers
The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.
MBTA lights up solar infrastructure initiative
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a plan on August 1 allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.
PATH reaches ridership records
PATH ridership in June reached its highest monthly total ever, with nearly 7 million people entering the turnstiles system-wide – a 3.6% increase over June 2015, the Port Authority of…
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