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International consulting/engineering firm Ricardo Rail has appointed Brian Ruddy to the new role of Business Development Manager, U.S. to focus specifically on the domestic market. He will be based at…
Rail transit professionals from around the world will convene in New York City Dec. 8-9 for the inaugural meeting of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) International Rail Forum…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced Nov. 22 the award of a $4.8 million contract modification from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld ordered on November 17 the immediate removal from service of all 4000-series railcars from the lead position of trains…
The Chicago Transit Board (CTA) on November 16 approved a $1.524 billion operating budget.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced November 11 that it set a new record of 1.1 million rides on its rail system for the Cubs World Series parade and rally…
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding Tuesday’s election:
Public transportation across the United States came out a winner of the Nov. 8 election as 33 of the 48 local and statewide public transit measures up for a vote…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued this statement on November 9 to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence:
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), as part of a coalition of organizations, launched a new information campaign to enhance passenger safety and encourage the public to report incidents of…
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has decked out a CTA train and bus with special Chicago Cubs World Series décor to celebrate the world champion Chicago Cubs and continue the…
In preparation of the 2nd Avenue subway line opening later this year, MTA New York City Transit begins Monday, November 7 to operate W trains weekdays between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and…
It's taken 108 years for the Chicago Transit Authority to advise this: extra rail service for the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs parade and rally, beginning Friday morning, November 4.
Long-time transportation system safety engineer Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, serving as a principal safety…
As of 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1, one week before Election Day, when thousands of Philadelphia inner-city residents would be using the city’s transit system to get to the polls, 4,738…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), on Oct. 28 announced the award of a $12.7 million, two-year contract extension from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for Automated Fare Collection (AFC)…
The Acciona-Odebrecht construction consortium, building the first metro line in the Ecuadorian capital Quito has commissioned Siemens to electrify the line.
The first of 18 three-car Metropolis trains for Guadalajara metro Line 3 has left Alstom’s Santa Perpetua de Mogoda plant near Barcelona for the nearby port of Tarragona on the…
The Chicago Transit Authority on Oct. 24 proposed a “balanced” $1.52 billion operating budget that holds the line on base fares and preserves bus and rail service levels, while continuing…
Hitachi Rail Italy presented October 24 the first vehicle for the new Metro for Miami-Dade County, with the Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Japanese Consul General Ken Okaniwa in…
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