Rapid Transit

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded a $1.37 billion contract to Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture to construct phase two of the Purple Line Extension Project.
Transit industry veteran Richard Bacigalupo has joined Cardinal Infrastructure, LLC as a partner, creating a quartet with founding partners Sherry E. Little, Anja Graves, and Severn E. S. Miller.
Edwin E. Tatem has been named Construction Services Manager, Transportation & Infrastructure, for the Central Region at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff announced Jan. 12 that it will assume the WSP name effective May 2017.
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast, Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year, leads the world's largest agency of its kind. In this wide-ranging interview with…
Jeff Popovich has joined transit industry executive search firm KL2 Connects LLC  as the firm’s fifth principal.
Siemens announced on January 4 that it will provide traction power supply equipment for the first 9km (5.6-mile) section of metro Line 1 in Lima.
Fitch Ratings has assigned an “A” rating to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) approximately $200 million in series 2017A (Climate Bond Certified) transportation revenue bonds, and an “F1”…
Babu Veeregowda, P.E., P.T.O.E., A.V.S., has joined HNTB Corp.’s Northeast Division as chief transportation/traffic engineer and vice president. He is based in the firm’s New York City office.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Jan. 9 a $1 billion funding agreement for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM).
Kurt W. Krauss has been named chief projects officer for the U.S. Advisory Services group at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The Port Authority New York/New Jersey Board of Commissioners announced Jan. 6 that it issued a $32 billion draft 2017-2026 Capital Plan for public comment and review.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $223.3 million contract to L.K. Comstock & Company Inc. to upgrade the New York City Transit Queens Boulevard Line (QBL)…
A federal grant and loan totaling nearly $1.5 billion to help build the second phase of the Metro Purple Line Extension to downtown Beverly Hills and Century City was announced…
SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Dec. 30, 2016 that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.
New Year’s Day, 2017: Nearly 88 years after the first bond issue was floated to finance construction of a subway under Second Avenue on New York City’s East Side, the…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announce a networking event and nature tour during the 2017 NRC Conference.
The Latin American Association of Mehn Networks & Subways (Alamys) announced on December 9 that its principal member, Santiago Metro, won a tender from the Colombian Ministry of Transport to…
After months of negotiations, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.
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