Sound Transit is constructing a floating rail bridge in Washington State. The project is full of challenges and could be the most complex of its kind in the world. RT&S talks with Sound Transit’s Sepehr Sobhani, a principal construction manager on the job.
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $790 million Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for the Federal Way Link Extension Project in King County, Wash., via FTA’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program.
According to a report from The Seattle Times, Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff has removed Chief Executive Safety and Quality Officer Salah Al-Tamimi, as a result of the fatal Amtrak Cascades passenger train derailment on Sound Transit-owned tracks in DuPont, Pierce County, in December 2017.
The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) plans to implement a new Passenger Information Management System (PIMS) with the help of the ARINC rail solutions team at Collins Aerospace Systems, a business unit of United Technologies Corp.
THE FINANCIAL EDGE, MAY 2019 – In a recent TED talk, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey suggested that, in an attempt to combat abusive speech and harassment, Twitter would consider moving from threads written by individuals to topic threads. Dorsey suggested these interest networks would be easier to monitor for Twitter code of conduct breeches.
The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority has started the construction of a $217 million project to extend light rail 2.4-miles from downtown.
Sound Transit has appointed Tracy Butler, a longtime executive of the Seattle agency, as chief financial officer.
In Seattle, residential and commercial development is planned around a new light rail station.
The transit network in Seattle, Wash., had a good news/bad news situation last week as one light-rail project progressed, while work was halted on a streetcar project.