Rapid Transit

In a cash deal worth approximately $215 million, Wabtec Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London, England-based Fandstan Electric Group Ltd.
Phase 1 construction and testing of Washington, D.C.'s Silver Line Metro project has been completed, according to documents submitted by contractors on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
PATH weekend train service between New Jersey points and downtown Manhattan will cease for 45 weekends during this year, in order to expedite installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), PATH…
Public opinion over the future of Toronto Transit Commission's Scarborough Line apparently continues to vacillate, with a new poll suggesting light rail transit (LRT) once again is favored over a…
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff has been appointed  Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Congress finalized the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations late Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, and President Obama was expected to sign the bill Saturday, Jan. 18. Rail programs—with a few notable exceptions—have…
The customer pool for North American passenger car suppliers keeps growing, as Railway Age reports in its January 2014 issue.
The American Public Transportation Association says Americans continue to turn to public transit in increasing numbers, totaling 2.7 billion trips in the third quarter, up 1.5% from the comparable period…
HNTB Corp. on Jan. 14, 2014 is officially recognizing its 100th anniversary.
Passenger rail veterans Takis Salpeas and Steven A. LaRocco have advanced to new positions in the Rail & Transit Systems Division of Parsons, effective immediately.
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