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CRRC to build LA Metro subway cars
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has contracted with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build 64 new subway cars for the Metro Red and Purple Lines.
Tutor Perini/O&G JV lands LACMTA Purple Line contract
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.
LA Expo Line Phase 2 certified “green”
The Los Angeles County MTA (LACMTA) Expo Line Phase 2 LRT extension has become the first transit project to receive Envision™ Platinum certification from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).
LACMTA hyphenates with Ernst & Young for P-P P
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has contracted with Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC, to help Metro select the best delivery methods possible for advancing major transportation…
Not since “The Greatest Show on Earth,” when it faced its own “High Noon”
The year was 1953, when the last Pacific Electric streetcar traveled between Los Angeles and Santa Monica. On May 9, 2016, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti previewed the new 6.6…
New LRVs rolling on LA Gold Line extension
Kinkisharyo International’s new P3010 light rail vehicles (LRVs) rolled into their first revenue service on March 5, 2016 as the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) opened its $1…
LA Expo Line Phase 2 slated for late-May start-up
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Expo Line extension will open the 6.6-mile Expo Line extension between Culver City and Santa Monica on May 20, 2016.
Testing under way on LA's Expo Line
Clearance testing for the second phase of the Expo Line light rail project in Los Angeles began April 6 with a train operating under its own power west from Culver…
LA Metro VYCON WESS system saving energy
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Red Line’s Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS) Project at the Westlake/MacArthur Park Subway station is producing a 20% savings in energy consumption,…
Ceremony marks latest LA Gold Line advance
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) officials and others on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 marked the completion of trackwork for the Foothill Gold Line extension of light rail transit…
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