LRT boosts Salt Lake City economy: Study

Salt Lake City’s TRAX LRT has generated 1,300 new jobs that have spurred an estimated $225 million in value to the local economy, according to a study conducted by the Economic Development Research Group, a Boston-based research company LRV supplier Siemens retained to assess the system’s economic impact.

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Partners in transit

Contractors with transit project experience rely on solid communication, developing a team culture and enhancing relationships to get them to a successful result.

Salt Lake City mulls streetcar addition

Salt Lake City officials say they’ll seek federal funding, adding it to their own, to expand the city’s initial Sugar House streetcar line south of downtown.

Atlanta gets first two Siemens S70 streetcars

The first Siemens S70 streetcar destined to ply the streets of downtown Atlanta arrived in Georgia’s capital city Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, while a second car was slated to arrive on the property Tuesday.

AREMA Hay Award-winning project designed by Parsons

Parsons Transportation Group was the lead designer for the Utah Transit Authority’s FrontRunner South commuter rail project, which the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) selected for its 2013 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence.