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BYD K11M 60-Foot Articulated Bus Passes Altoona Testing

January 22, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, Calif. –BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced its American-built K11M 60-foot battery-electric, articulated public transit bus successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pa. The K11M, which exceeds…

Alstom selects Teleste’s information displays for the REM transit system in Canada

January 16, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TURKU, FINLAND  – Teleste Corporation will supply Alstom with information displays for the stations of the REM (Réseau express métropolitain)…

LA Metro Turns to Gannett Fleming to Lead Major Rail Line as Part of Twenty-Eight by ’28 Project

January 13, 2020 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

Light Rail Service Coming to Congested San Fernando Valley As the prime consultant, Gannett Fleming will provide Metro with professional engineering services…

Long Beach Grows Electric Transit Fleet with Order for 14 BYD Buses

January 13, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, Calif.  –BYD (Build Your Dreams) announcedThursdaythat Long Beach Transit, a longstanding customer, will purchase an additional 14 K9M 40-foot, battery-electric transit busesfor its fleet.Long Beach Transit’s Board of Directors voted…

Nation’s Top Transit Official Highlights $18 Million Infrastructure Investment to Improve Safety, Reliability of Colorado Bus Systems

December 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams today joined officials in Colorado to highlight $18 million in federal grants statewide to improve the safety and reliability of Colorado…

Design-Build Team of Urbahn Architects, HAKS, and Citnalta-Forte Completes Modernization of Three Brooklyn Subway Stations for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

November 12, 2019 - in News, Projects, Transit, Transportation

The three-station project was the first package in the MTA’s ground-breaking Design-Build approach to renovating subway stations Brooklyn, NY – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Design-Build team of Urbahn Architects, HAKS, and Citnalta-Forte…

Ohio DOT Issues $105M in Transit Grants; DriveOhio Reauthorized

November 4, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

On October 28 the Ohio Department of Transportation officially released $105 million in grant money to fund public transportation agencies across the state; with nearly $70 million of that money coming from the state general revenue fund. Those funds were…

Transit Delivers More Than $3 Billion in MO According to 2019 Impact Study

October 30, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Citizens for Modern Transit reported the findings of a six-month study designed to quantify the economic impact of public transit services in the state of Missouri to area leaders today at its quarterly “Talking Transit “ event held at the St. Louis Regional…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $40.4 Million for Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project in Reno, NV

October 11, 2019 - in News, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $40.4 million grant to the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit (BRT) Extension project…

IBI Group-Designed Confederation Line LRT Downtown Tunnel Opens to Public

October 8, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TORONTO - Global design and technology firm, IBI Group (TSX:IBG), completed the station design of the downtown tunnel portion of Ottawa’s Confederation Line – a 13-station, 12.5km light rail transit line with a 2.5km underground segment beneath the city…