Rapid Transit / Light Rail

TEXRail trains got a new home the morning of May 22 with the celebratory opening of a new Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF). Â
HNTB Corporation has promoted Kimberly Slaughter, transit/rail market sector leader, to serve as a senior vice president of the firm.  
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) announced May 17 the launch of a new, modernized fare collection system for its trains this week. Â
Following the release of a federal complaint against Universal Concrete Products, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has ordered an independent contractor to evaluate the condition of the concrete…
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $703.6 million in SB-1 funding for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) on May 16. Â
The Federal Railroad Administration on May 15 issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $250 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) Systems Grants.  
The government of Canada has committed CA$1.53 billion (US$1.19 billion) in funding to Calgary's Green Line Light-Rail Project, the largest ever infrastructure investment made by the federal government to the…
HNTB Corporation has added Vincent Gallagher, PE, to its team as a senior program manager in the firm's national program management and construction management practice for transit and rail, and…
Maryland has obtained certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); bringing the number of states to obtain the certification to 13.
Bombardier Transportation has tapped The Weitz Company as the design-build contractor for an extension to the PHX Sky Train® guideway and maintenance facility.  
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