Americas urban rail news
The latest streetcar, light rail, subway, metro and commuter rail news news from North and South America, including the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.
CANADA: Keolis Canada announced the launch of a 12-month pilot of an autonomous electric shuttle in mixed traffic on public roads in Candiac near Montréal on August 10. A Navya Autonom shuttle, with capacity for 15 passengers ... more
USA: On August 8 New Jersey Transit announced that it would be spending $3·8bn in the 2019 financial year as the operator seeks to address an urgent shortfall in investment. The budget allocates $2·3bn for ongoing operations ... more
CANADA: Toronto Transit Commission has placed an order with BYD for up to 40 battery buses. The base order covers 10 of the 12 m long electric buses. TTC plans to buying only zero-emission buses from 2025, with the aim of ... more