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FTA Successfully Partners with States to Strengthen and Certify All Rail Transit State Safety Oversight Programs Before Deadline

March 20, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced it has successfully partnered with 30 states with rail transit systems to strengthen and certify 31 State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs in advance…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $85 Million Funding Opportunity for Technologically Advanced Transit Buses

March 20, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity for eligible applicants to apply for up…

Amtrak Completes Design of Premium Customer Space at Moynihan Train Hall

January 24, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has reached a key milestone in its plan to enhance the customer experience at its future home in the Moynihan Train Hall with the…

World First Integrated Driverless Technology Trial Launched in Australia

January 18, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation

A smart transit hub nicknamed Matilda has been launched in South Australia to test the integration of autonomous vehicles into daily life. Developed by SAGE Automation, the mobile Matilda transport hub aims to work with any driverless vehicles while providing…

Fluor Set to Modernize Red & Purple Rail Lines in Chicago

December 13, 2018 - in Transit, Transportation

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the joint venture team of Walsh Construction Company and Fluor has been selected as the preferred partner to design and build Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization Program for…

Governor, Congressional Delegation, RIDOT, RIPTA Break Ground on New Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and Bus Hub

November 5, 2018 - in Transit

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joined with Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation - Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline - Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti…

Wolf Administration Announces the Opening of Indiana CNG Transit Fueling Station

October 31, 2018 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration announced the formal opening of service at one of the 29 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations planned as part of a Public Private Partnership. Officials from PennDOT, Trillium CNG, and IndiGO-Indiana…

APTA Study Says Higher Transit Use Results in Fewer Traffic Deaths

September 5, 2018 - in Transit, Transportation

An analysis conducted by the American Public Transportation Association and the Vision Zero Network found that if a metropolitan area can increase the per capita usage of public transit systems – including heavy rail, light rail, bus service, and commuter…

WSP to Provide Design-Build Project Management Services for the Downtown Redmond Link Extension

August 31, 2018 - in News, Transit, Transportation

SEATTLE, WA  —  WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, was selected by Sound Transit to perform design-build project management services for the Downtown Redmond Link Extension, a 3.4-mile, double-track elevated and…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $84.5 Million in Grants to Support Advanced Bus Technology Projects Nationwide

August 28, 2018 - in Financial, News, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $84.45 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure…