Rapid Transit

Aided by New York's first successful application of Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), New York City Transit's L Line will add service frequency June 9 in response to rapidly growing…
Time to tag us light rail transit (LRT) advocates with a new label, now that LRT and streetcars are slowly but inexorably re-establishing their presence on the U.S. landscape.
In 1912, Elwyn E. Seelye founded a structural engineering firm in New York City bearing his name. Elwyn E. Seelye & Co. would eventually evolve into a multi-disciplinary practice, and…
Portland, Ore., suburb Milwaukie has approved a plan to pay off $4.1 million it owes to TriMet over the next 19 years, though the particulars for payment are not yet…
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Board of Directors Wednesday awarded a $104 million contract to Alstom for the overhaul of 86 light rail transit vehicles. The LRT cars were originally built…
Ottawa city officials continue to weigh four options for routing light rail transit through the western portion of the city, including consideration of citizen input along each route option.
Siemens Mobility announced Tuesday it will let go 44 employees at it Sacramento, Calif., manufacturing facility.
Bombardier Transportation announced Monday that it has signed its contract for 300 R179 subway cars with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to be delivered to New York City Transit (NYCT).…
Public transportation ridership surged in the first quarter of 2012, increasing 5.0% over the first quarter of last year, according to a report released Monday by the American Public Transportation…
Los Angeles County's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has given its approval to the latest regional rail transit extension, a nine-mile addition of the Purple Line subway to Westwood.
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