Transit

The Transit Channel covers light rail, high-speed rail and bus rapid transit, along with the resurgence of streetcars in urban metro areas. 

$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

bullet train
News | January 17,2018

Though projected to cost $40 billion when approved in 2008, the cost for the 119-mile segment sits at $67 billion

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.

Public transit
News | January 03,2018

The implementation of the driver assistance system on buses is part of a $450,000 pilot program with the Virginia DRPT

I-5 derailment in Washington State
News | December 21,2017

All three lanes are expected to be open by today

NTSB
News | December 20,2017

Emergency brake was not deployed prior to the derailment over I-5 in Washington

Autonomous transit
News | December 20,2017

The legislation would allow communities to develop pilot programs using AVs for public transportation

High-speed rail
News | December 19,2017

Rail speeds at 90 mph should begin next summer in the state

I-5 near Tacoma, Washington
News | December 18,2017

Photo shows a railcar hanging off the side of a bridge; the derailment killed three people on board

U.S. DOT announces funds to improve transit on tribal lands
News | December 15,2017

$5 million will aid American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal governments

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

autonomous buses
News | December 13,2017

The buses will go through a series of winter weather road condition tests

subway
News | December 11,2017

The Times Square and Port Authority subway stations were evacuated after the explosion

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

Utah Transit Authority will launch new BRT service in 2018
News | November 27,2017

New service will be part of the Provo-Orem Transportation Improvement Project

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

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