Passenger

Transit Briefs: NJ Transit, TTC, Denver RTD, WMATA, LA Metro

NJ Transit cuts the ribbon on the fully renovated Elizabeth Station. Also, members of ATU Local 113 vote in favor of ratifying a new contract with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC); a Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) parking lot will soon transform into 62 affordable condominiums; the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) offers a new development opportunity in Washington, D.C.’s historic Deanwood neighborhood; and LA Metro joins Abode Communities to welcome families to new homes in Boyle Heights.

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People News: STV, Virginia DRPT, R.J. Corman, DART, ASLRRA

STV taps three transportation leaders to drive growth in the Carolinas. Also, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) selects Zach Trogdon as Acting Director; R. J. Corman Railroad Company welcomes Jake Weir as its new Senior Director, Industrial Development; Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) votes on a new contract for President and CEO Nadine Lee; and the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announces two new members of its Board of Directors, representing the Eastern Region.

Duos Highlights Key Business Strategy Developments

Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (Duos) on June 18 held a press conference in Jacksonville, Fla., highlighting key developments in its business strategy, including a strategic partnership with a Class I railroad and the announcement of senior leadership of its new Edge Data Center subsidiary.

High school students this summer will shadow CTA’s construction management team and document the 5.6-mile Red Line Extension project. (Project Rendering Courtesy of CTA)

Transit Briefs: CTA, Minn. Met Council, NJT, SEPTA, Metrolinx

This summer, Chicago will see CTA’s Red Line Extension project through the eyes of three high school students. Also, Minnesota’s Metropolitan (Met) Council and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) prepare an environmental report for the Metro Blue Line extension project; New Jersey Transit (NJT) hosts a workshop on transportation and security planning ahead of large-scale events like the FIFA World Cup 2026; Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) in May exceeds 70% of pre-COVID ridership for the first time; and Ontario’s Metrolinx awards a rail program advisory contract to Jacobs.

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RSI’s Patty Long Featured at Rail Insights

RSI President Patty Long will discuss “Supplier Opportunities for Growth in Freight and Passenger Rail” at Railway Age’s 2024 virtual Rail Insights conference, June 20. Long and Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C.

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Triunity Tapped for Denver RTD PM Contract

Triunity, a Lochner Company, has been selected by Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) for the Project Management Support Consultant contract, overseeing design, construction, repair, renovation and replacement projects for transit infrastructure throughout the Denver Metro area.

Transit Briefs: TTC, LA Metro, HART

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) announces the return of streetcar service on St. Clair Avenue. Also, LA Metro ridership growth continues for the 18th consecutive month; and the third rail for the second operating segment of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s (HART) Skyline rail system is now energized.