A total of $5 million will be awarded under the new Regional Infrastructure Accelerators (RIA) program, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported.
San Diego Association of Governments
San Diego (Calif.) Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) recently marked the 40th anniversary of the Trolley—the first modern light rail system in the U.S.
Testing has officially begun on the $2.1 billion, 11-mile Mid-Coast Extension of the UC San Diego Blue Line, which is slated to open Nov. 21.
The Edmonton (Alberta) City Council approved municipal funding for the 2.8-mile (4.5-kilometer) Capital Line South LRT Extension. In addition, LACMTA finalized its 2021-24 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan; SANDAG and MTS unveiled the VA Medical Center Trolley Station; VTA is slated to receive $20 million from the state of California to help with recovery from the May 26 mass shooting; and TriMet was forced to suspend MAX service due to record-setting temperatures.
New Jersey Transit hires Chief of Construction Management; HDR names Transportation Program Delivery Services Director; Schenck Process Group signs on Advisory Board Chairman; STV appoints Vice President; WSP USA welcomes two Leadership Team members for Southern California and Nevada.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Board has approved a $125 million capital improvement program for FY 2022, which includes $28.5 million for new SD100 light rail vehicles.
The San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) Board of Directors released the draft version of San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan, which provides the big-picture vision of how the region will grow over the next 35 years and an implementation program to make that vision a reality. The plan, which was released on April 24, 2015 will be open for public review and comment.