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TTC, Metrolinx sign Toronto LRT accord
Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transportation agency Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission Wednesday signed an agreement outlining planned construction of four light rail transit lines in Canada's largest city.
Rail fracas not part of Toronto mayor’s ouster
A judge Monday ruled that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford violated conflict of interest laws and therefore cast the mayor out of office. But Ford's preference for subways instead of light…
BART explores express, split/merge service
BART officials have begun reviewing system operations with a eye toward offering both express services and split/merge operations, where a train is divided or joined en route to or from…
Downtown PATH service resumes
PATH rail service resumed Monday morning between downtown Manhattan and New Jersey points, including Exchange Place Station in Jersey City, following weeks of repair work following damage inflicted by Hurricane…
Cleveland Track Materials gets MTA NYCT work
Cleveland Track Material says it will deliver five guarded, tangential geometry , double crossovers with 39-41-foot track centers on low vibration concrete tie blocks for New York's Second Avenue Subway…
Hurricane takeaway: Taking rail away hurts
One half-month after dealing up close and personal with Hurricane Sandy, here's my transport takeaway: Take away rail transit, and quality of life definitely takes another hit.
Cuomo seeks funds for stricken rails, tunnels
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was reported Monday to be putting together request for $60 billion in federal aid to help pay for damage inflicted on the New York City…
AnsaldoBreda finally lands Miami order
Florida's Miami-Dade County Commission has agreed to award a $313 million contract for 136 transit cars to AnsaldoBreda.
Different rail plans for D.C.'s Inauguration Day
Mindful of the surge in riders during (and leading up to) Inauguration Day 2009, Washington, D.C.-area rail operators are preparing for comparable events of Jan. 21, 2013—but in very different…
Twin California defeats loom for rail
Los Angeles County voters Tuesday who supported Measure J, extending a half-cent tax for public transportation, accounted for 65% of those voting on the measure, thus falling short of a…
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