Light Rail Transit (LRT)

rail crossings
Feature | John Shaw, MUP, P.E., Zachary Hans, M.S., P.E., Reginald Souleyrette, Ph.D., P.E., and Peter Savolainen, Ph.D., P.E. | August 07,2018

Improving railroad grade crossing safety

Charlotte Blue Line extension
Feature | Julius Karash | August 07,2018

LYNX Blue Line light rail extension boosts ridership, development in Charlotte, N.C.

transit funding
News | August 03,2018

The $16.1 billion bill also will dedicate funding for intercity passenger-rail grants

commuter rail line
News | June 19,2018

The new commuter line will triple the number of trains that run along the I-91 corridor

bike-share for transit
News | June 11,2018

Using math and computer modeling, University of Waterloo researchers studied ways to couple bike-share programs with public transit

Honolulu rail project
News | May 16,2018

The city's transit agency is considering a P3 effort to complete the final City Center segment

Transit projects
News | May 15,2018

The transit projects would be funded through proceeds from an approved sales tax by Atlanta voters

transit rail extension
News | April 30,2018

The California State Transportation Agency is supporting the 12.3-mile extension for both L.A. and San Bernardino counties

rail transit system
News | April 27,2018

The report concludes that LIRR, NJ Transit and Metro-North should combine into one rail transit system

Rail transit safety
News | April 13,2018

The GAO advised the FTA in its report to create a plan for developing risk-based inspection guidance for state safety agencies

subway
News | March 09,2018

MDOT MTA is offering free rides to passengers to celebrate the early reopening of the Metro SubwayLink system

Rail line extension
News | February 26,2018

The extension will add 2.6 miles of subway service to downtown Beverly Hills and Century City

$162 million up for grabs after Glendale, Az. light rail is mothballed
News | January 18,2018

The city’s transportation coffers will become potentially flooded, new projects are being proposed

train safety
News | January 12,2018

The bill would give railroads until the end of the year to enact Positive Train Control

rail
News | January 05,2018

Secretary Chao recently expressed concern about lack of PTC implementation to rail executives across the U.S.

Georgia’s Fulton County floats transit plan that includes BRT service
News | December 15,2017

The county’s transit master plan was crafted after public input made clear transit was desired

light-rail extension
News | December 04,2017

The 12.3-mile extension of the Metro Gold Line will have six stations

L.A. mayor to announce final projects for “28 by 28” transit initiative
News | November 30,2017

The City of Angels has less than 11 years before it hosts the 2028 Summer Olympic Games

Minneapolis Metro Transit to limit Super Bowl LRT use to ticket holders
News | November 16,2017

The move is causing a ruckus for commuters and football fans alike

Rail cars
News | October 25,2017

The first eight of 136 new Metrorail cars are being tested at a facility in Medley, Fla.

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