Ottawa LRT

Transit Briefs: LOSSAN Rail Corridor, Clean California, Conn. State Bond Commission, Ottawa LRT

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs legislation incorporating climate resiliency into Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor planning. Also, California announces $114.5 million in Clean California grants; the Connecticut State Bond Commission announces $398.1 in state funding approved for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) Match Program and $15 million for New Haven Station improvements; and the Ottawa LRT north-south expansion line is delayed until spring 2024.

SARTA is holding public meetings this month and next to discuss a proposed 9.8-mile, 8-station streetcar project that would link downtown Canton, Ohio, with the Akron-Canton Airport. (Rendering Courtesy of SARTA)

Transit Briefs: MARTA, Ottawa LRT, SARTA

A new Brookhaven, Ga., City Hall will be built on Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) property near the city’s Gold Line rail station. Also, the 18-day Ottawa Light Rail Transit Public Inquiry began June 13; and Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is exploring streetcar service connecting downtown Canton, Ohio, with the Akron-Canton airport.