Light Rail Transit (LRT)

Rendering of the Genesee Viaduct; Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project
A rendering of the Genesee Viaduct, one of three viaducts on the Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project. Image courtesy WSP.
The Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project (MCCTP) is the largest transit infrastructure project currently under construction in San Diego, California.…
August 14, 2019
Valley Metro’s light-rail transit Arizona
Valley Metro’s LRT will increase to a 50-mile system with multiple extensions planned through 2030.
Many years ago, Tempe was a quaint suburban community east of central Phoenix. Things changed over the years as Arizona State University (ASU) grew…
August 14, 2019
The U.S. DOT's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a total of $300 million in federal funding allocations to three rail transit…
July 17, 2019
SEPTA is currently working with Amtrak, which owns the line, to institute improvements swiftly. Paoli/Thorndale is also handicapped by an inability to run trains in reverse routes, due to an outdated signal system.
SEPTA is currently working with Amtrak, which owns the line, to institute improvements swiftly. Paoli/Thorndale is also handicapped by an inability to run trains in reverse routes, due to an outdated signal system.
Some big changes are on the docket for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) Paoli-Thorndale line, which is the most…
July 03, 2019
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recently announced the winners of the association's 2019 Rail Safety & Security Excellence…
July 02, 2019
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $60.76 million grant agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for…
June 28, 2019
A few issues ago I got pretty snippy about the unnecessary complication of buying a transit ticket in Washington, D.C. This past January, I was again…
May 08, 2019
Following the success of the previous year, Amtrak is on track for its best year as the company celebrates its 48th year of operations.  Fiscal year…
May 07, 2019
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