Rapid Transit

Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission are reaching out to the private sector for possible design-build-finance approaches to advance three rail projects. TTC would operate and maintain the new lines, eschewing…
Another New York Metropolitan Area transit agency has embarked on resignaling its rail rapid transit system with CBTC (communications-based train control), with Siemens as the prime supplier.

The city of Phoenix has awarded contracts valued at $255 million to Bombardier Transportation for the design, supply, operation, and maintenance of an INOVIA automated people mover (APM) at Sky Harbor International Airport.

--> The city of Phoenix has awarded contracts valued at $255 million to Bombardier Transportation for the design, supply, operation, and maintenance of an INOVIA automated people mover (APM) at Sky Harbor International Airport.

--> New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine joined Port Authority of New York & New Jersey officials July 10, 2009, in marking the official launch of PATH’s PA-5 fleet. PATH scheduled ceremonies at…

Ansaldo STS USA said Monday it has signed an $11.8 million contract with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to replace an existing interlocking at the authority’s Silver Spring,…

If the New York State Senate continues to balk at a plan to help the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority close a looming $1.2 billion budget gap, the agency's millions of daily rail, subway, and bus riders face fare increases averaging 23% and deep cuts in service.

--> If the New York State Senate continues to balk at a plan to help the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority close a looming $1.2 billion budget gap, the agency's millions…

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority opened its $530 million new South Ferry Station in lower Manhattan to customers March 16 following the morning rush hour, with Gov. David Paterson the first official customer to pass through the station’s turnstiles.

--> New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority opened its $530 million new South Ferry Station in lower Manhattan to customers March 16 following the morning rush hour, with Gov. David Paterson the…

Virginia’s Arlington County, west of Washington, D.C., is set to commit $3 million for environmental planning and preliminary design of the Columbia Pike Streetcar, expected to cost $120 million.  The county board is expected to approve the measure.

--> Virginia’s Arlington County, west of Washington, D.C., is set to commit $3 million for environmental planning and preliminary design of the Columbia Pike Streetcar, expected to cost $120 million.  The county…

Manhattan’s redesigned and repositioned South Ferry subway station, the recipient of $530 million in rehabilitation, will open March 16, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says.

--> Manhattan’s redesigned and repositioned South Ferry subway station, the recipient of $530 million in rehabilitation, will open March 16, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says.
Ongoing talks between Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and Transit Workers Union Local 234 will continue as a March 15 contract expiration deadline looms. Though SEPTA spokesman Richard Maloney described the…
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