Los Angeles International Airport

Amtrak does not have a centralized and automated repository to store its procurement contracts, and instead stores them in multiple locations, “affecting its ability to determine the total number of contracts, suppliers, and other contract information,” according to an Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG) report released Aug. 18. (Photograph Courtesy of Amtrak OIG, via Twitter)

Transit Briefs: Amtrak, LAX

A new report from the Amtrak Office of Inspector General finds that “America’s Railroad” lacks a centralized and automated repository for contracts, which “poses legal and financial risks.” Also, LINXS Constructors has topped out the sixth and final station with structural steel for Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) 2.25-mile Automated People Mover (APM) project.

The 2.5-mile, six-station APM is slated to open in 2023. (Rendering courtesy of Los Angeles World Airports)

LAX APM Engages ABB ESS

The Los Angeles International Airport’s 2.25-mile Automated People Mover (APM) will use a traction energy storage system for backup power when it opens in 2023.