The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) says its Green Line Extension (GLX) Medford Branch will open in late Nov. 2022. Also, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) votes unanimously to accept
On July 1, Millbrae, a city located in California’s northern San Mateo County, sued the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), as well as Caltrain and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in the
Caltrain’s first new Stadler-built KISS EMU (electric multiple unit) has undergone clearance testing in Northern California. Also, CapMetro in Austin, Tex., held a groundbreaking ceremony for McKalla Station, which will be built on the MetroRail Red Line as part of Project Connect; Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) awarded a construction contract for the Codman Yard Expansion and Improvements project; the Province of British Columbia is advancing the Surrey Langley SkyTrain project; and Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) Transportation Authority (VTA) will debut Neighborhood Donation Recycling Stations at four stations this summer.
On June 30, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the $308 billion Fiscal Year 2022-23 California Budget Act, which includes $3.65 billion for transit capital projects and $10.9 billion for state transportation programs,
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released for Board approval the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the San Francisco to San Jose project section in Northern California.
Caltrain’s Board of Directors has approved its operating and capital budgets for FY 2023. Also, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is seeking feedback on seven East-West Transit Corridor study alternatives; Toronto-area regional transit agency Metrolinx is equipping the Elglinton Crosstown LRT with platform safety systems; and California’s Valley Link rail project has entered the Project Development phase of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program.
The first new Stadler trains for Caltrain have departed from Salt Lake City.
Caltrain has been awarded $38.8 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Additional Assistance Grant Program.
Caltrain and Balfour Beatty on Jan. 28 celebrated setting the final of 3,092 foundations for the new overhead catenary system (OCS) that will support electrified service.
Caltrain reported on Dec. 6 that the Electrification Project price tag has reached $2.44 billion.