The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on April 17 that crews have completed renovation work at the Grand St BD subway station in Chinatown under New York City Transit’s Re-NEW-vation campaign, which entailed rebuilding station components during a 55-hour window.
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Metrolinx has announced that all vehicle traffic will be diverted off Queen Street from Bay Street to Yonge Street and from Yonge Street to Victoria Street for an estimated four and a half years beginning May 1, 2023, marking an important step forward in the construction of Ontario Line’s future Queen Station.
The Chicago Transit Authority has announced a significant new addition to the $2.1 billion Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project, which will create more than one mile of new open space beneath Red and Purple Line tracks in the Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods.
As part of the Chicago Transit Authority’s plans to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in its operations, the Chicago Transit Board approved the awarding of two contracts totaling $3.4 million to five local contractors on April 12 to assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of a diverse prospective workforce and their placement on CTA and area construction projects.
The Chicago Transit Board has approved the awarding of a contract for the first stage of work outlined as part of a new, progressive design-build contract that will provide up to $19 million in repairs and improvements for the Western Brown Line station, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) reported on April 12.
OCTA’s Emergency Stabilization Effort Paves Way for Metrolink, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Rail Service
All regular Metrolink and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service is set to resume beginning April 17, after the Orange County Transportation Authority’s emergency construction work has been completed to stop slope movement and stabilize the tracks in south San Clemente.
TriMet has announced an upcoming 21-day disruption of MAX Blue, Green and Red lines, which will see rail construction and rehabilitation work, along with other improvements, stretch from the Gateway Transit Center to NE 7th Ave.
The Chicago Transit Authority has announced that 29 rail stations will be repaired and upgraded in 2023 as part of its ongoing station improvement program Refresh & Renew, a key initiative of the agency’s “Meeting the Moment” Action Plan.
The Hazel McCallion Line will provide significant infrastructure and transit enhancements to Hurontario Street, with plans to add a new elevated guideway that will span above Highway 403.
The Metrolinx Davenport Diamond Guideway project has hit a key milestone.
Metro is welcoming customers back to the Yellow Line on Sunday, May 7, 2023, beginning with the start of rail service at 7 a.m. The reopening will mark the completion of extensive rehabilitation work on the Yellow Line tunnel and bridge between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations.
RTD began an extensive project on April 3 to undertake maintenance and repairs to the coping panels that run along the Southeast Rail Line south of Broadway to Lincoln Station near to I-25.
The City of Ottawa’s Light Rail Sub-Committee has received a detailed update on Stage 2 construction activities as work continues to extend the O-Train network farther south, east and west.
All reconstruction work requiring long-term street closures is now finished for the 21 at-grade crossings along Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (LA Metro) Foothill Gold Line light rail project. This is
Metrolinx has announced updates along Hurontario Street with the installation of traction power substations along the Hazel McCallion Line and at the project’s maintenance and storage facility.
The Province of British Columbia has announced that two pre-qualified teams have moved forward to the request for proposals stage to design and build eight new stations for the Surrey Langley SkyTrain.
Colorado’s Regional Transportation District has announced two light rail maintenance projects to support the safe operation of the E, H, and R lines between I-25/Broadway Station in Denver and Lincoln Station in Lone Tree.
A safety plan has been proposed for the HART (Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation) Honolulu Rail System, whose first segment is expected to open in July. KHON Channel 2 on March 27
NJ Transit is moving forward with plans to revamp its Mahwah train station and improve customer service.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority on March 23 awarded a contract to move forward with accessibility enhancements at three subway stations.