Light Rail Transit (LRT)

$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.

Silver line extension
Feature | Ron Jakominich, P.E. | October 12,2017

Dulles Corridor Metrorail project Phase 2 presses forward

Railroad crossing
News | September 06,2017

Great Lakes Basin Transportation's proposed 261-mile rail line was turned down by the federal Surface Transportation Board

light-rail transit
News | August 22,2017

The firms selected will work as part of the Northwest Transit Systems Partners joint venture

Railroad crossing
News | August 09,2017

U.S. DOT is rewarding $7.5 million to rehabilitate 90 miles of rail between Grenada and Canton

Railroad crossing
News | August 07,2017

The funding will allow the Maine DOT to repair and upgrade 22 rail bridges on the Maine Northern Railway

Railroad safety
News | July 31,2017

Developing technology includes cracked wheel detection, positive train control and sensor-dropping drones to prevent rail accidents

U.S. Capitol building
News | July 26,2017

The Appropriations subcommittee for transportation approved spending for the TIGER grant program and for the U.S. Department of Transportation

Light-rail commuter transit
News | July 20,2017

The court blocked a lower ruling that kept the Purple Line from moving forward

News | July 11,2017

The research performed by the American Action Forum sees higher procurement costs

News | July 07,2017

The new cost is a significant increase from the earlier $7.7 billion initially estimated to improve the major link from New York to New Jersey

News | June 27,2017

The Metro board approved a $1.4 billion budget for the 11.5-mile extension

News | June 01,2017

The $197 million in grants will be put forward to aid commuter and intercity passenger railroads

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