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Video: Utah DOT Hopes Self-Driving Shuttle Fosters AV Acceptance

July 13, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation, Video

The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting a 12 month pilot program to test the use of autonomous shuttles at various locations throughout the state. The electric shuttles don’t have a driver’s seat, steering wheel or a brake pedal. Transportation…

DART and Dallas Keeping Streetcar Roles on Track

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board agreed at their July meeting to implement a Master Streetcar Interlocal Agreement between DART and the City…

DART Agrees to Continue UTSW Medical Center Shuttle

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new three-year agreement between Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center has been approved to…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $60.76 Million Grant to Expand Light Rail Capacity in Dallas, Texas

July 1, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today a $60.76 million grant agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for construction of the Red and Blue Line Platform Extensions, which will…

FTA Provides Grants to Transit Projects in Minneapolis, San Francisco

June 24, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration approved two Capital Investment Grants in late June for transit projects in Minnesota and California; grants helping fund construction of a Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in Minneapolis and boosting capacity of the Bay Area…

Stantec assists Metro Purple Line Extension Project on Section 1 “Halfway There” Construction Milestone

June 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA- NYSE, TSX:STN : Stantec—as a senior member of the Westside Extension Support Team (WEST) joint venture—is providing construction management support services to assist the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)…

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 vehicle manufacturer with North American headquarters in Los Angeles.   The ATN fleet…

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 Gold Line (G Line) from Downtown Union Station to Wheat Ridge Station located in the growing metro area of…

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…