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DART Rail Generates $10.27 Billion Near Rail Stations

July 27, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new study looking at construction near Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) light rail stations shows just how productive and important it is to the overall North Texas economy, generating billions of dollars in revenue, taxes and jobs. Researchers from the…

Jacobs/Russell Team Joint Venture Selected for MARTA’s $3B Transit Expansion Program

June 8, 2020 - in News, Transit

DALLAS - Jacobs (NYSE:J), the managing partner for Jacobs/Russell Team – a joint venture between Jacobs and H. J. Russell & Company – was…

DART Awards Uber Contract for Rideshare Services

May 27, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

On Tuesday, May 26, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board awarded a three-year contract to Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber) for rideshare services…

President of Uruguay Launches BYD’s Electric Bus Fleet for CUTCSA, Uruguay’s Largest Operator

May 22, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Montevideo, Uruguay–On May 21, BYD and Abriley S.A.,a local distributor for Uruguay and pioneer in Latin American transport electrification, delivered a fleet of 20 BYD 12-meter pure electric buses to CUTCSA, the country’s largest urban public transport…

AASHTO Releases 38th Public Transit Survey

May 14, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently unveiled its 38th Survey of State Funding for Public Transportation, which provides a snapshot of state-by-state public transportation investments as well as how state departments…

Carrollton Announces Partnership for Last Mile Transportation Solution

May 6, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Carrollton, Texas – The City of Carrollton will serve as the latest location for GoLink, a service of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), through a partnership with local business Western Extrusions helping employees arrive safely to work from the transit…

U.S. Department of Transportation Provides Greater Flexibility for Transit Agencies to Meet Safety Plan Requirements

April 27, 2020 - in COVID-19, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it will give transit agencies more time to meet the requirements of the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP)…

Skanska rehabilitates rail transit infrastructure in Northeast region, USA, for about USD 40 M, about SEK 390 M

April 15, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with Amtrak to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela 21 high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA. The contract is worth about USD 40 M, about SEK 390 M, which…

Big Blue Bus Selects Stantec to Lead Transition to Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

March 6, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Santa Monica, CA - Top 10 global design firm Stantec has been selected by Big Blue Bus— which serves Santa Monica and the Westside of Los Angeles, one of the most densely populated areas in L.A. County— to help the transit agency transition to a zero-emission…

HDR Selected as Technical Advisor for Ontario Line Subway

March 4, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected the HDR-led team to serve as technical advisor for the approximately CAD$10.9 billion Ontario Line in Toronto. This nearly 16-kilometre, free-standing subway line, with 15 proposed stations,…