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Second Miami streetcar plan gets new life
A plan to implement streetcar service in Miami, originally proposed nine years ago, has been revived as a possible public-private partnership (PPP) initiative.
FTA OKs Maryland Purple Line LRT
Maryland’s contentious Purple Line light rail transit project got a supportive boost Thursday, March 20, 2014, with the Federal Transit Administration issuing its Record of Decision essentially approving the 16-mile…
Detroit M1 Rail groundbreaking looms
Supporters of Detroit's public-private partnership advancing a $140 million initial streetcar line say construction will likely begin this spring.
Maryland Purple Line vote delayed
The Maryland Board of Public Works will not vote Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, to approve a public-private partnership deal for the state's proposed Purple Line light rail transit project.
FTA gives OK for Detroit M-1 project
The Federal Transit Administration has given its environmental approval for Detroit to construct an initial 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue from downtown Detroit to the New Center area.
FEC, Port Everglades sign intermodal site pact
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) said Friday it has signed a joint marketing agreement with Port Everglades to promote a new 42.5-acre near-port intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF), to serve…
ACES train folds its hand
Beleaguered by low ridership and an oft-criticized marketing effort, a public-private train for gamblers linking New York and Atlantic City was permanently canceled Friday.
Serving the nation through public-private partnerships
In the coming decades, America faces an infrastructure crisis. Freight volume in the U.S. is projected to grow by 70% by 2020. We are already seeing the first inklings of…
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