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ARTBA Helps Secure Purple Line Victory in Federal Court

December 21, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Dec. 19 hailed a federal appeals court decision to overrule a lower court ruling blocking the Maryland Purple Line light-rail project, one of the nation’s most high profile…

Fluor Joint Venture Selected for Boston Green Line Rail Extension Project

November 23, 2017 - in Corporate, Transit, Transportation

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that a Fluor-led joint venture was selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority…

Stroock Hosts Forum on State of New York’s Mass Transit System and How Best to Synch Transit Development with Region’s Economic Growth

November 23, 2017 - in Event Coverage, Transit, Transportation

NEW YORK – Tackling policy and economic issues around a subject impacting most New Yorkers’ lives, law firm Stroock convened a lively discussion on…

Stantec Signs Contract with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) for the Downtown Tampa Autonomous Transit Project – The Nation’s FIRST Shared Autonomous Project!

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

TAMPA, FL (November 13, 2017) NYSE, TSX:STN: The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) recently selected the Stantec/Coast Autonomous team to provide Autonomous Mobility Services for the Marion Street Transitway. HART is a regional transportation…

Transit Agencies Can Work with Companies Such as Uber and Lyft to Improve Mobility

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new HNTB Corporation Viewpoint discusses ways transit agencies and transportation network companies can work together to improve mobility, and future considerations for transit agencies regarding passenger experience and vehicle automation.…

Passenger Rail Study Moves to Next Phase With Focus on Corridor Between Oklahoma and South Texas

November 10, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

AUSTIN – A federally funded study to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas recently advanced to the next phase allowing for continued exploration of the proposed route. The $7 million Texas-Oklahoma Passenger…

New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North America

October 30, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Oct. 30, 2017 – New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index.   No city in the United…

Minnesota Second to Complete FTA State Safety Oversight Certification

October 17, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Oct. 11 that Minnesota has become the second of 30 states to receive Federal Transit Administration certification as required by law for its program to provide state safety oversight of rail transit operations.…

WSDOT Adds Two Daily Amtrak Cascades Roundtrips Starting Dec.18

October 6, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

OLYMPIA – Just in time for the holidays, WSDOT is starting two additional Amtrak Cascades daily roundtrips between Seattle and Portland. Beginning Monday, Dec. 18, extra morning and evening trains will run in both directions – for a total of 12 trains…

FTA Launches Cooperative Equipment Purchase Pilot for Nonprofit Transit Providers

September 20, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration is taking "expressions of interest" through Oct. 23 for a voluntary pilot program in which small nonprofit transit providers would cooperatively buy buses, vans or other types of rolling stock, as a way to try to reduce per-unit…