DART Awards Stadler First U.S. Maintenance Contract

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors recently awarded Stadler a $112 million maintenance contract. With the deal, Stadler enters the Maintenance Services sector in the U.S. for the first time.

Costello Named DART CFO

Joe Costello has been named Chief Financial Officer for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).

Elsborg appointed DART Chief Innovation Officer

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Gregory Elsborg its first Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer. Elsborg is tasked with forming new business partnerships, growing DART’s “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS) options and leveraging technology.

DART FLIRTs with Stadler for $119M contract

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) recently awarded Stadler US, Inc. a $119 million contract to build eight FLIRT model trains and to design an Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF) for the Cotton Belt Regional Rail Project. DART anticipates the trains to go into passenger service by the end of 2022.

New TEXRail line rolls in DFW

TEXRail inaugurated passenger rail services between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Grapevine and central Fort Worth on January 10 with the inauguration of the 28-mile commuter line.

Design-build contract awarded for Dallas commuter rail

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has awarded a joint venture of Archer Western Construction and Herzog Contracting a $783 million design-build contract for the 26-mile Cotton Belt commuter rail line.

Baulsir to lead Trinity Metro

The Trinity (Texas) Metro Board of Directors named Robert Baulsir as the agency’s new president and chief executive, effective April 15, 2019.

FTA awards grants for urban rail projects

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it has allocated $281 million in Capital Investment Grants to five rail projects in Arizona, California, and Texas.

DART approves Cotton Belt commuter line

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) board unanimously approved construction of an east-west commuter rail line linking communities to the north of the city, albeit with fewer stations than previously planned.

OLI’s Murphy new VP at DART

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Operation Lifesaver, Inc., President Bonnie Murphy as Vice President Commuter Rail & Railroad Management. Murphy will complete her term with non-profit OLI Nov. 1.