LACMTA TAPs Cubic for mobile app

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) a contract with for an integrated mobile app in support of the TAP regional contactless fare system. TAP links 24 transit agencies across the Los Angeles region, and the mobile app “will provide travelers with a range of convenience tools to enhance their daily commute,” CTS said.

Groundbreaking held for Gold Line extension

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 2 for its $1.5-billion Foothill Gold Line light-rail extension from Glendora to Montclair at Citrus College in Glendora, Calif.

Caltrans allocates $34.5 million to help fund 125 local projects

Caltrans has allocated $34.5 million in funding from the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program that will benefit 125 California projects.

Michael Baker promotes Sepulveda to VP of Rail for Western Region

Global engineering firm Michael Baker International announced that Don Sepulveda has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy National Market Lead in the Railroad and Transit Practice for the firm’s West region. Sepulveda will oversee Michael Baker’s railroad and transit operations, leading business and strategic development.

 

LA Metro board approves $6.1B budget

The board of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved the agency’s $6.1 billion budget for fiscal 2018.

Transit plan takes aim at LA’s biggest freeway nightmare

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority issued a Request for Proposals to study the feasibility of various transit modes and alignments through L.A.’s notoriously congested Sepulveda Pass.

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Tutor Perini/O&G JV lands LACMTA Purple Line contract

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded a $1.37 billion contract to Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture to construct phase two of the Purple Line Extension Project.

Talgo to refurbish Los Angeles Metro Rail vehicles

The board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has selected Talgo for a contract to refurbish up to 74 Los Angeles Metro Rail A650 rapid transit cars.

LACMTA hyphenates with Ernst & Young for P-P P

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has contracted with Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC, to help Metro select the best delivery methods possible for advancing major transportation projects in L.A County. LACMTA and Ernst & Young will use the public-private partnership (P3) model that’s become increasingly popular (P4).  

LACMTA, NCDOT outline plans for federal grants

Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.

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