Rapid Transit

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 caught many by surprise in proposing a rail link from MTA subway and rail services in Queens to LaGuardia Airport,…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said it has "completed the installation of an advanced remote switch and third-rail heater control system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority [SEPTA]."
States and cities join those purchasing railcar equipment, often with varied modal needs, prompting fierce competition from industry suppliers eager to serve.
Honolulu City Council members have deferred a resolution assuring short-term bond financing for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)'s 20-mile elevated rapid transit line, now under construction.
Transit industry veteran Michael Townes has joined HNTB Corp. as senior vice president and national transit market sector leader. He is based in the firm’s Arlington, Va., office and works…
If New Jersey's transportation commissioner gets his way, no cutbacks will occur to PATH overnight service linking the Garden State and Manhattan, despite a report commissioned by the governors of…
Voters in the Vancouver, B.C., metropolitan area will vote by mail between March 16 and May 29 on a half-per-cent sales tax proposal, which would be used to fund several…
New Jersey interests, ranging from the mayors of Jersey City and Hoboken to the statewide rail passenger advocacy group, slammed a proposal slipped under the holiday weekend news radar by…
More than 2.7 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the third quarter of 2014, up 1.8% from the comparable quarter in 2013, according American Public Transportation Association…
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) customers will be able to use debit and credit cards to purchase fares at fare booths beginning New Year's Day, 2015.
Chicago area transit agencies Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and suburban bus operator Pace have awarded Cubic Transportation Systems a contract to supply an integrated, smart phone-based system supporting a…
MTA New York City Transit has awarded Marlton, N.J.-based Hill International a five-year indefinite-quantity contract worth an estimated $55.8 million for construction management and inspection services for NYCT’s Superstorm Sandy…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) seeks federal funds to add infrastructure and increase capacity on its Canarsie "L" line linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, currently handling huge increases in passenger…
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 awarded a three-year, $6 million contract to HNTB to conduct a cost determination study on the…
Track construction has started on the $ 5.16 billion HART (Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation) 20-mile, 21-station Honolulu Rail Transit rapid transit system on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, with…
Arcadis US has been awarded a $26 million "task order" contract by MTA New York City Transit to, essentially, weatherproof huge swaths of the city's subway system inundated by Superstorm…
The San Diego Association of Governments Board of Directors (SANDAG) has unanimously approved the final environmental impact report (FEIS) for extending the San Diego Trolley from Old Town to La…
The Chicago Transit Authority has released two operator’s-view cab ride videos of its Red Line.
As expected, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 officially opened its Fulton Street Transit Center, linking nine (eventually to be 11) subway lines and related facilities…
The Skanska joint venture including Traylor Brothers, Inc. and J.F. Shea Construction has been awarded a $1.6 billion design-build contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to…
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