Transit

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

public transit; public transportation ridership
News | April 17,2019

Americans took 9.9 billion trips on public transportation last year, according to the report

bus rapid transit; Las Vegas transit
News | April 15,2019

The new BRT line will have dedicated bus lanes extending from McCarran International Airport to downtown Las Vegas

bus rapid transit project funding
News | April 11,2019

The agency is allocating $1.36 billion in federal funding through the Capital Investment Grants Program

S-Line Utah Transit Authority
News | April 11,2019

The new section of double tracking will allow UTA to provide 15-minute service along the S-Line

New York City traffic congestion Manhattan
News | April 03,2019

The plan is for motorists to pay to enter a particular zone in Manhattan beginning in 2021

public transportation safety
News | April 02,2019

The initiative includes $4 million in funding opportunities to prevent trafficking and other crimes on public transportation

road, bridge infrastructure funding proposal
News | March 28,2019

The Democratic presidential hopeful is proposing a $1 trillion-dollar plan to invest in America's infrastructure

positive train control; rail safety
News | March 26,2019

WSDOT announced the technology has been implemented along the Point Defiance Bypass, where an Amtrak train derailed in December 2017

MARTA Atlanta DOT
News | March 21,2019

The plans for a DOT align with Mayor Bottoms' One Atlanta agenda

APTA public transportation investments
News | March 21,2019

New research shows at least $232 billion needed for public transportation projects

White House FY 2020 budget
News | March 20,2019

Payments on work completed could be subject to significant delays

Hudson River Tunnel project Amtrak
News | March 18,2019

The medium-low rating would keep the project from receiving needed Capital Investment Grant funding

rail transit accident Chicago
News | March 14,2019

Three people on the train, including the conductor, were hospitalized for minor injuries

underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive in San Diego
News | March 12,2019

Major construction will continue on the underpass beneath La Jolla Colony Drive through late 2019

transportation funding; road and bridge construction
News | March 08,2019

Thirty-seven states have introduced 185 bills to invest in transportation so far this year

transit; public transportation; New York; tolling
News | March 05,2019

The proposal includes the joint endorsement of congestion pricing and a plan to reorganize the MTA

rail transit funding Amtrak Southwest Chief
News | February 28,2019

The rail operator is putting up $3 million in matching funds for improvements on the route

high-speed rail Texas
News | February 25,2019

Texas Central Partners may soon begin work on the bullet train to connect Houston to Dallas

Chicago-area Metra rail service suffers decreased ridership
News | February 21,2019

Fare hikes and stable gas prices are being pointed to as the culprit

California high-speed rail
News | February 20,2019

The department announced it is seeking the return of $2.5 billion in federal funds from the state

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