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TTC’s Byford to be next NYCT president Andy Byford, who has forged a rail transit career on three continents, will join the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority as President of New York City Transit, the agency responsible for New York City subways, buses, paratransit services and the Staten Island Railway, effective in January 2018.

panel-recommends-two-tunnels-bart-extension
A peer review panel convened by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has recommended a twin-bore option for a BART extension into Silicon Valley.   In early October, SCVTA announced the...
cooksville-rutherford-go-station-improvements-advancing
Ontario is building a new station building, parking structure and bus loop at the Cooksville GO Station. The project is set for completion in 2020. The province is also moving ahead with improvements to its Rutherford...
mbta-selects-green-line-extension-contractor
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension project team held a "price opening" to choose the design-build team to carry out the Green Line Extension's design and construction work.     A joint venture of GLX...
utah-becomes-third-state-with-fta-certified-sso-program
Utah has become the third state to receive certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program, according to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). "With the certification of its SSO Program, Utah is among the...
toronto-york-ttc-extension-set-to-open-next-month
The new Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) subway extension from Downsview Park Station in Toronto to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in York Region is set to make its debut on Dec. 17. The new extension will offer...

skoutelas-tapped-to-lead-apta
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has appointed transit industry veteran Paul P. Skoutelas as president and CEO, effective Jan. 8, 2018.Skoutelas, currently senior vice president and national director, Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center...
infrastructure-ontario-metrolinx-issue-rfq-for-milton-corridor
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for design, build and finance work on the Milton Corridor project.     The RFQ is the first phase of the procurement process to choose a...
study-quantifies-the-b-economic-impact-of-foothill-gold-line-project
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority has released a report explaining the economic benefits expected to come to the region from the upcoming construction and operation of the 12.3-mile Foothill Gold Line light-rail extension. Beacon Economics,...
delachaux-group-bringing-rail-businesses-under-pandrol-brand
The Delachaux Group is launching a rebranding effort aimed at bringing the entirety of its rail businesses under the Pandrol brand. The Delachaux Group says the move enhances its commitment to the rail infrastructure market and...
ontario-progresses-milton-go-station-redevelopment-project
Plans are pushing ahead to redevelop the Milton GO Station in Milton, located in Southern Ontario, as another step in Ontario's transformation of GO Transit from a commuter transit system to a regional rapid transit...

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