Rapid Transit

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for on-call services for transit infrastructure improvements in the Detroit area.
Parsons Corp. has acquired Markham, Ontario-based Delcan Corp., an international multidisciplinary engineering, planning, management, and technology firm that provides a broad range of integrated systems and infrastructure solutions to the…
Opening ceremonies for MTA New York City Transit's Fulton Center are scheduled for June 26, 2014, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority noted Monday, March 24.
Los Angeles' Union Station main entrance closed for repair work on Monday, March 17, 2014, part of a larger effort by Metro to restore the historic station to a state…
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has pledged that the province's upcoming fiscal budget will include a dedicated transit fund, though sources for such a fund remain unclear, given that Wynne has…
At its 
2014 Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association
(APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation 
bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The…
Axion International Holdings, Inc. said Tuesday, March 11, 2014 it has "a second purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Russia and installed in track with a…
More Americans relied on public transit (bus and rail) in 2013 than in any year since 1956, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Monday, March 10, 2014.
President Obama's proposed fiscal year 2015 budget has already been questioned, per norm, by various congressional quarters. But the proposals outlined for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant programs are generally…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 it is creating the position of Chief Safety Officer, a new senior management post reporting directly to Chairman and…
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