Rapid Transit

Acciona is preparing a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Noblejas, Spain, which will be used to excavate the first metro line in Ecuadorian capital Quito.
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is seeking expressions of interest by Nov. 30 for the supply of dual-mode (diesel/thirdrail) locomotives for use on the subway network.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named long-time Amtrak executive Drew Galloway as Vice President, Transit and Rail Planning Director. He will be based in the firm’s Newark, N.J. office.
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a two-year, $7.7 million contract to Brink's Incorporated to perform cash collection operations that had previously been handled internally by the MBTA.
Construction of the second phase of the metro network in the Brazilian city of Salvador (Metrô de Salvador, commonly called Metrô) reached a milestone on Sept. 29 with the start…
The Chicago Transit Authority announced on Sept. 29 a series of upcoming events that will advance the Red Line Extension Project, a plan to extend Red Line rail service to…
The MBTA connects some of the country's busiest universities with the downtown business community and the heart of the state's thriving technology sector, and now it wants to establish a…
The board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has selected Talgo for a contract to refurbish up to 74 Los Angeles Metro Rail A650 rapid transit cars.
Gregory A. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. and Latin America region of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been named the 2016 Gallery of Success awardee by…
Jannet Walker Ford, Vice President and North America Director of Policy and Strategic Programs at Parsons, has been elected to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board of Directors.
FLIR Systems, Inc. unveiled Sept. 20 the FLIR RSX-F intelligent sensor for advanced fire detection inside railway passenger vehicles. The FLIR RSX-F uses the FLIR Lepton® thermal sensor and high-definition…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed three new executives to its North American rail transit and transportation and infrastructure businesses.
Under an expansion of the Student Pass program approved by the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board, as this new school year begins, students with a Student CharlieCard will pay…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, along with a diverse team of industry and academic partners, announced Sept. 14 a working collaboration to develop a prototype…
As an agency with extensive rapid transit (New York City Transit) and regional/commuter rail (Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North) networks, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is deeply involved…
A consortium of Ineco, Spain, its Mexican subsidiary Inecomex, Spain’s infrastructure manager Adif, and Cal y Mayor y Asociados, Mexico, have been awarded a contract to supervise the construction of…
Long-time rail industry supplier Strato, Inc., which designs and manufactures airbrake hose and components, freight and passenger car parts, castings and fabrications and provides custom product design and engineering services,…
The most effective life-saving traffic safety tool for a commuter and a community may be the daily metro transit pass. A new study released by the American Public Transportation Association…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Richard Driggs President of its new Program Management sector, with responsibility for building a program management organization across all of the company’s markets in…
The first of 300 Bombardier R179 cars ordered by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the MTA  New York City Transit B Division subway was unloaded at 207th Street…
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