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BART declares "Buy America" intention
Faced with the need to replace what one official calls the oldest rapid transit cars "currently running in the country," BART is readying a $3.2 billion order for 775 new…
Bombardier, MARTA team on track safety
Bombardier Transportation announced in Berlin Tuesday that it has joined the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in a demonstration project to enhance the safety of trackside rail transit workers.
Bombardier opens Brazil monorail plant
Bombardier Transportation Friday inaugurated a new monorail vehicle manufacturing facility in Hortolândia-São Paulo, Brazil.
MARTA eyes LRT for Emory University
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is weighing light rail transit service to serve Emory University and neighborhood points, tying in with the agency's existing subway system.
Harsco lists orders, including from South Korea
Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. late Wednesday announced it had secured international orders for its railway track maintenance rail grinders totaling more than $20 million, including the company's first rail…
PATH Harrison station replacement expedited
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey said Wednesday the 76-year-old Harrison PATH rail station is on a faster track to replacement after Port Authority commissioners last week authorized key…
Cubic-PATCO pilot moves to Phase Two
Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., which created the PATCO Wave & Pay ANYWHERE Visa® Prepaid Card, has announced Phase Two of the open payment pilot program. During this phase riders may use a…
Safety outreach urgent as transit improves
The good news is that fast public transport services are making a comeback in America's urban cityscapes, taking the form of electric light rail transit (LRT), regional passenger rail ("commuter…
House extends surface transport funding again
Unable to craft its own long-term surface transportation bill, and equally unable to agree to a Senate version already passed by the upper house, the House of Representatives Thursday managed…
Rio de Janeiro EMUs go into service
Electric multiple-unit (EMU) trains manufactured by China's CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd. went into operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 20. An inaugural ceremony was held on that…
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