Rapid Transit

Long-time transportation system safety engineer Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, serving as a principal safety…
As of 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1, one week before Election Day, when thousands of Philadelphia inner-city residents would be using the city’s transit system to get to the polls, 4,738…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), on Oct. 28 announced the award of a $12.7 million, two-year contract extension from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for Automated Fare Collection (AFC)…
The Acciona-Odebrecht construction consortium, building the first metro line in the Ecuadorian capital Quito has commissioned Siemens to electrify the line.
The first of 18 three-car Metropolis trains for Guadalajara metro Line 3 has left Alstom’s Santa Perpetua de Mogoda plant near Barcelona for the nearby port of Tarragona on the…
The Chicago Transit Authority on Oct. 24 proposed a “balanced” $1.52 billion operating budget that holds the line on base fares and preserves bus and rail service levels, while continuing…
Hitachi Rail Italy presented October 24 the first vehicle for the new Metro for Miami-Dade County, with the Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Japanese Consul General Ken Okaniwa in…
Acciona is preparing a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Noblejas, Spain, which will be used to excavate the first metro line in Ecuadorian capital Quito.
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is seeking expressions of interest by Nov. 30 for the supply of dual-mode (diesel/thirdrail) locomotives for use on the subway network.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named long-time Amtrak executive Drew Galloway as Vice President, Transit and Rail Planning Director. He will be based in the firm’s Newark, N.J. office.
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