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.
USA: Project promoter Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has awarded an engineering services contract covering Phase II of the BART Silicon Valley extension project. The contract with a joint venture of Mott McDonald and ... more
USA: Bay Area Rapid Transit has worked with HaCon to develop BART Trip Planner web, iOS and Android apps for multimodal door-to-door journey planning in the San Francisco Bay Area. Siemens-owned technology company HaCon said it ... more
USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on January 3 that it had accepted a series of recommendations put forward by academics and engineering specialists to limit the disruption of a planned rebuilding ... more
USA: The first two metro cars assembled at CRRC’s factory in Springfield, Massachusetts were delivered to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on December 18. The cars for Boston’s Orange Line are part of an order for ... more
USA: The Federal Transit Administration announced on December 18 that it is to award a total of $16·6m to 20 organisations under its Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning. Three of the grants are for projects ... more
USA: Chicago Transit Authority has selected a joint venture of Walsh Construction Co, Fluor and Stantec Consulting Services as preferred bidder for Phase One of a project to modernise the Red and Purple metro lines. The $2·1bn ... more