Rapid Transit

At least 19 measures involving rail and public transit are on the ballot Tuesday across the U.S., with Los Angeles County potentially the biggest player involved. Voters in America's second-largest…
New York and New Jersey rail transit remains in a state of emergency while crews work at a non-stop pace to repair damage and restore service.
New York-area public transit riders now have free access to limited service on Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North, and New York City Transit lines. New Jersey Transit…
Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest…
Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), expanding its system from its namesake territory into California's Silicon Valley, has awarded a $10 million contract to Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., to install…
Studies suggest that new sports arenas, or relocation of professional sports teams, don't really benefit or bolster a local economy. Perhaps, instead, they reflect the locale's existing health. So it…
A Toronto Transit Commission report prepared Oct. 10, scheduled to be released Wednesday during a TTC meeting, says the TTC's Toronto-York Spadina subway extension will be completed about one year…
Wabtec Corp. early Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings per diluted share of $1.30, up 35% from 96 cents per share in the third quarter of 2011 and a penny above Wall Street…
New York City's subways, which boast a daily ridership of more than five million, may raise single fares 11% from $2.25 to $2.50 next year or seek an equal increase in revenue…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Thursday Flora M. Castillo is APTA's 2012-2013 chair, "officially assuming the office at the start of the APTA Annual Meeting on October 1 in…
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