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U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions Challenge Official Guidelines Released

January 18, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) today announced the official guidelines for the U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions (R2ZE) Challenge.  The guidelines provide details on how the race will…

DelDOT/DTC Announce Innovative Approach to Construct New Transit Center

January 16, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

DelDOT and Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) know the critical need for a transit center in the City of Wilmington. As the 11th busiest Amtrak Station,…

USDOT Signs $1.99B Accord, Closes First of Four New TIFIA Loans for Seattle Light Rail

January 11, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

​The U.S. Department of Transportation and Seattle's Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority – known as Sound Transit – signed a $1.99 billion…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Announces $75 Million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco

January 3, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, which will significantly improve…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Announces $39 Million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in Reno, Nevada

January 3, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $39 million in federal grant funds for construction of the 4th Street/Prater Way Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project…

1Spatial Underpins Web-based Mapping & Asset Management Solution at Network Rail

November 9, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Cambridge, UK:  (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial is the global spatial software firm which manages the world’s largest spatial data. The company was chosen by Network Rail to provide its geospatial technology, which underpins an innovative web-based mapping…

Pennsylvania DOT Starts Work on Mount Joy Train Station Improvements

October 31, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Mount Joy, PA – PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted a groundbreaking event Wednesday for improvements to the Mount Joy station on Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor, the latest in a series of investments to improve service on the 104-mile line. The $25…

CINTEC America Provides Anchoring Systems for NYC MTA Subway

October 31, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

New York City Transit managers had learned in 1999 that a portion of the ceiling at 181st Street was at risk of collapse. However, it did not begin a comprehensive assessment of the ceiling’s condition until June 2009.  On August 16, 2009, at 10:18 p.m.,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $14.7 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

October 13, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 16 organizations around the country will receive a share of $14.7 million in grants to support comprehensive planning projects that improve…

Federal Transit Administration Issues Guidance to Public Transportation Agencies on Implementing Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements

September 30, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today published revised guidance to transit agencies on how to comply with federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines. FTA produced the circular to ensure…