The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors has approved a $2.44 billion FY 2022 budget, which will take effect July 1.
Carolyn Gonot will return to California’s Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) on July 12—this time serving as General Manager and CEO.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has shortlisted three joint ventures to undertake the estimated $2 billion tunnel and trackwork contract for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Phase 2 (BSV2) extension project.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has started a platform-level sign pilot at Lake Merritt Station in Oakland, Calif.; Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is set to restore full commuter rail service.
President Joe Biden has officially sent to the U.S. Senate his nomination of Nuria I. Fernandez for Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); the move would elevate her from Acting Administrator.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) and Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) have embarked on Link21, described as “a transformational improvement program” that will connect BART with the region’s intercity, commuter and high-speed passenger rail systems while also “connecting people sustainably to employment opportunities and affordable housing throughout the 21-county Northern California Megaregion.”
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) reported it will temporarily halt delivery of its new Fleet of the Future (FOTF) rapid transit cars from Bombardier Transportation due to two reliability issues.
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) will distribute $392.4 million to 10 freight and passenger rail projects as part of its recent approval of $2 billion for 56 state projects that will reduce traffic, improve goods movement and increase transit service, among other measures.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) has awarded a $798 million contract to Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc., to supply a CBTC (communications-based train control) system for its Transbay Corridor Core Capacity Program.
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Transit projects are under way for Metrolinx (Toronto), Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Knorr Brake Co., and Deutsche Bahn AG (Germany).