Rapid Transit

My stints working at Railway Age aside, railroads and rail-related issues are and have been a standard part of daily life, as it is for the lucky few in the…
Transit industry veteran Michael Townes has joined HNTB Corp. as senior vice president and national transit market sector leader. He is based in the firm’s Arlington, Va., office and works…
If New Jersey's transportation commissioner gets his way, no cutbacks will occur to PATH overnight service linking the Garden State and Manhattan, despite a report commissioned by the governors of…
Voters in the Vancouver, B.C., metropolitan area will vote by mail between March 16 and May 29 on a half-per-cent sales tax proposal, which would be used to fund several…
New Jersey interests, ranging from the mayors of Jersey City and Hoboken to the statewide rail passenger advocacy group, slammed a proposal slipped under the holiday weekend news radar by…
More than 2.7 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the third quarter of 2014, up 1.8% from the comparable quarter in 2013, according American Public Transportation Association…
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) customers will be able to use debit and credit cards to purchase fares at fare booths beginning New Year's Day, 2015.
Chicago area transit agencies Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and suburban bus operator Pace have awarded Cubic Transportation Systems a contract to supply an integrated, smart phone-based system supporting a…
MTA New York City Transit has awarded Marlton, N.J.-based Hill International a five-year indefinite-quantity contract worth an estimated $55.8 million for construction management and inspection services for NYCT’s Superstorm Sandy…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) seeks federal funds to add infrastructure and increase capacity on its Canarsie "L" line linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently handling huge increases in passenger…
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