Transit Briefs: LACMTA, MARTA, MBTA, Metra, TransLink

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
The LACMTA Board has approved pursuing an in-house transit police department. (LACMTA Photo, Via Twitter)

The LACMTA Board has approved pursuing an in-house transit police department. (LACMTA Photo, Via Twitter)

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) eyes an in-house transit police department, and in May marked the six consecutive month of year-over-year ridership growth. Also, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) advances the $230 million Streetcar East Extension project; Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in July will temporarily close the Green Line’s B Branch for a track upgrade; Metra launches a $33.9 million, three-station rebuild project in Chicago; and Vancouver’s TransLink releases study results showing that developer-sponsored incentives boost transit ridership and revenues.

This content is for paid subscribers only.
Login Join Now
Tags: , , , , , , ,