President Joe Biden has officially sent to the U.S. Senate his nomination of Nuria I. Fernandez for Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); the move would elevate her from Acting Administrator.
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The contract could be worth $2.2 billion if all options are exercised.
Let’s take a closer look at the increases in relief for transit and Amtrak; consider how they will affect service; and examine what transit, Amtrak and their riders can expect in the near future.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority targets a late-summer handoff of the Silver Line Metrorail’s second phase to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
WMATA has selected a design-build team for its Rail Heavy Repair and Overhaul facility. WSP USA has appointed a National Transit and Rail Leader.
Slated for release this week: Legislation that will reauthorize Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) annual funding for the next ten years and include additional funding tied to safety, oversight and governance reforms.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has awarded an escalator replacement contract; global engineering and design firm Stantec has signed an agreement to acquire an Australia-based transportation planning and engineering firm.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg thanked transportation workers and highlighted the Biden Administration’s support of them during a meeting with Amtrak and local transit agency leaders and employees on Feb. 5.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has hired Raj Srinath as Chief Financial Officer and Patricia M. Lucek as Assistant General Manager of Labor and Employee Relations, a newly created position. Additionally, Cando Rail Services has promoted Steve Bromley to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer.
The Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board is sending its proposed budget to the public for review.