San Francisco’s unique and historic cable cars returned to the streets of the City by the Bay on Sept. 4, but an incident at their barn shut them down six days later.
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The Federal Transit Administration has awarded American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 grants for COVID-19 response to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA, $859.6 million) and Orange County (Calif.) Transportation Authority (OCTA, $163.9 million).
The last of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s (BART) most problem-plagued 1990s-era C2 cars has left the building.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) has chosen the joint venture of Arup and WSP to provide planning and engineering services for its Link21 program.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has released its annual sustainability report, detailing progress despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the city of Calgary (Alberta) is in search of a new leader for Calgary Transit.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) new parts warehouse in the Hayward (California) Maintenance Complex has been awarded LEED Silver Certification for sustainability.
Editor’s Note: Trackside brush fires are a real safety and service headache, and the current heat wave in the West is exacerbating the situation. We thought we’d seen it all, but this story by Bay Area Rapid Transit Senior Web Producer Melissa Jordan really “got our goat.” – William C. Vantuono
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.