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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 to supplement the agency’s successful GoLink program, providing additional capacity across the agency’s…

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…

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…

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,…

Stantec Selected to Study Transit-Oriented Development in Cleveland

February 26, 2020 - in News, Transit

Leading global design firm Stantec has been selected by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) to lead the West 25th Street Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan. The plan will look at implementation opportunities and the urban design impacts…

Volvo Buses receives order for 60 high-capacity electric buses from Malmö

February 5, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Volvo Buses has signed yet another large order for electrified buses. Nobina has placed an order for 60 high-capacity electric buses which will enter service in Malmö next year. “It is immensely gratifying to receive yet another significant order for electric…