Rapid Transit

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reported record ridership numbers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Metro-North Railroad and the newly added Second Avenue Subway.
The year 2017 will see construction on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project move into its next phase.
Alstom and the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA) have signed a two-year, $18.2 million contract extension for an inventory control program to improve the agency’s fleet availability. The city operates…
Interim MTA Executive Director Ronnie Hakim on Feb. 2 named Darryl C. Irick Acting President of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT).
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) on Feb. 2 announced the list of construction firms deemed qualified to bid on the LIRR…
HNTB Corp. has named Michael Powers as Rail Program Manager. He is based in the Arlington, Va., office.
Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
AECOM has appointed former Federal Transit Administration Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers as North American Transit Practice Leader.
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast, Railway Age’s2017 Railroader of the Year, retires today (Jan. 31) and passes the reins, at least temporarily, to New York…
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