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FTA to Offer $423.3M in Grant Funding for Transit Bus Projects

May 20, 2019 - in Financial, News, Transit

The Federal Transit Administration published Notice of Funding Opportunity on May 15 for approximately $423.3 million worth of transit bus project grants. The agency said in a statement that those funds, issued via its Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities…

Anaheim Transportation Network & BYD Continue Partnership with Significant Zero-Emission Bus Order

May 17, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

LOS ANGELES, CALIF.  – The Anaheim Transportation Network has awarded an order for 40 zero-emission buses to BYD (“Build Your Dreams”), a battery-electric…

Fluor Completes Construction of Third Major U.S. Transit P3 Commuter Rail Line in Denver

April 30, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project completed construction and opened the 11-mile…

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 to $85 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program.  The…

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 completion of planning and design for its premium passenger space, the Metropolitan Lounge (formerly ClubAcela)…

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…