Transit

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

high-speed rail in Florida
News | November 29,2018

Florida DOT is allowing Brightline 90 days to work out terms with the Central Florida Expressway Authority to build the train service along I-4

Boring Company tunnel
News | November 28,2018

Plans for the controversial project are being dropped after two neighborhood activist groups filed a lawsuit

GAToRS bus stops
Exclusive Feature | Raj Ponnaluri, PhD, P.E., PTOE; Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D; and Jesus Gomez | November 27,2018

Operations and safety considerations of innovative autonomous transit vehicle systems

high-speed rail
News | November 21,2018

The rule paves the way for U.S. high-speed passenger trains to safely travel as fast as 220 mph

light-rail line
News | November 20,2018

Along with the $1.2 billion grant, the FTA also approved more than $650 million in federal loans for Sound Transit to complete the Lynnwood line

rideRTC transit app
News | November 16,2018

Improvements include more frequent service on nine popular routes

Connecticut DOT opens rail discount program to boost ridership
News | November 14,2018

The program has the support and participation of more than 50 local businesses

smart shuttles
News | November 13,2018

The shuttles will begin accepting passengers in December of this year

road funding
News | November 07,2018

The fate of the measure was believed to determine the fate of California’s roads, bridges and transit

streetcar
News | November 06,2018

The $124 million project includes five streetcar vehicles over a 2-mile system

bicycle and transit lane
News | November 01,2018

The pilot is part of a series of detours during construction to replace the Chicago Avenue Bridge

infrastructure software
News | October 30,2018

Company announces pedstrian simulation software, open-source library and digital twin cloud services

FTA grants
News | October 29,2018

Officials from the FTA and Connect Transit celebrated the grant awards at an event in Bloomington

railroad crossing
News | October 26,2018

Work being carried out by Amtrak will include the installation of a new gate, warning lights and a power system

high-speed rail
News | October 24,2018

Gov. Brown has expressed support for establishing high-speed rail between Vancouver and Portland

driverless shuttle
News | October 23,2018

The agency issued a letter to Transdev North America saying usage of their driverless shuttle as a school bus is unlawful

JTA bus simulator
Exclusive Feature | Jodi Godfrey, Lisa Staes, Jennifer Flynn and Roberta Yegidis | October 16,2018

Successful practices and training initiatives to reduce bus accidents and incidents at transit agencies

high-speed rail
News | October 12,2018

Transportation officials representing Portland, Seattle and Vancouver are in talks to bring rail line to the Cascadia megaregion

public transportation
News | October 11,2018

HNTB survey indicates support for government funding of public transportation transcends every age group and geographic region in the nation

Brian W. Budzynski
Feature | Brian W. Budzynski | October 05,2018

Pondering a propensity for little patience and what might help

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