Rapid Transit

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) seeks to coordinate with the state's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to partner with labor unions, development agencies, contractors, and community groups to find, and…
Bombardier Transportation said Wednesday Lutz Bertling has been named the company's president and chief operating officer, effective June 3. He succeeds current president Andre Navarri, who will remain with the…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has taken the figurative plunge to reopen its old station at South Ferry, in lower Manhattan, in early April, after Hurricane Sandy submerged both the…
The demand for public transportation rose last year as Americans took 10.5 billion trips, the second highest ridership since 1957, and 154 million more trips than the previous year, according…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are awarding New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority $193.1 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, including initial reimbursement costs incurred by New…
Brushing aside mounting complaints of modal bias from some British Columbia rail advocates and Vancouver metropolitan area officials, TransLink says its latest study shows SkyTrain technology is the best bet…
Weekend PATH service between the World Trade Center and Exchange Place in Jersey City is scheduled to resume Friday evening, completing the final phase of service restoration to the system…
Here's one observer not sweating sequestration or its effects overmuch, at least not from the transportation point of view.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc., in partnership with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), announced Monday that grant funds are available to transit agencies and other governmental entities for rail transit safety education…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Friday said it had awarded a $258 million contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc., to tackle mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and finishing work for the 72nd Street…
Thales on Friday announced that it has been awarded a contract by Partnerships B.C. to install its SelTrac® Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) on the new SkyTrain Evergreen Light Rapid Transit Line in…
One subway station in Manhattan mauled by Hurricane Sandy last October remains problematic for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and it's an important subway/ferry transfer hub: South Ferry Station.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has begun a seven-month long project to install high-definition cameras in approximately 850 existing, older model rail cars to assist law enforcement and deter crime.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is seeking manufacturers for a brand-new generation of rail cars, the 7000 series, continuing the agency's efforts to modernize the transit system to improve service…
Project Connect regional partners, after a year of collaborative work and under the leadership of the Transit Working Group led by Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, unveiled a regional high-capacity transit…
With little advance notice and a minimum of public relations fanfare, PATH Wednesday morning resumed rail service between Hoboken, N.J., and its World Trade Center Station in downtown Manhattan.
The Senate Monday, in a 62-to-36 vote, approved an aid package totaling $51 billion for Hurricane Sandy victims, rejecting an amendment to require the relief be offset by cuts to…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, says he will leave the Obama administration in February, ending months of speculation over the possibility of continuing in his role during the administration’s second term.
The Real Estate Board of New York (Rebny) marks its 117th annual banquet Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, with its usual figurative issues on its Manhattan-shaped plate. But this year, add…
In testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) Executive Director Patrick J. Foye praised the…
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