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Collaboration is the Name of the Game

August 6, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Planning, designing, and constructing any public transit project requires plenty of time, effort, and most importantly, collaboration. Turning the vision of the D2 Subway into reality is no exception. There are a lot of players and even more moving…

FTA Awards $84.9M in ‘Low-No’ Transit Bus Grants

August 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration awarded $84.9 million in grants to 38 projects in 38 states on July 26 via its Low- or No-Emission or “Low-No”…

Maryland Purple Line Celebrates Key Milestone at Glenridge Operations and Maintenance Facility

August 1, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

RIVERDALE, MD —WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, joined the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit…

Stantec to Lead Feasibility Study for Griffith Park Aerial Transit System

July 19, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA - Stantec—a global engineering, consulting, architecture, and design firm— recently was selected by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks to prepare a feasibility study of an Aerial Transit System (ATS) aimed at alleviating…

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 of Dallas that establishes Dallas Streetcar roles and responsibilities. The agreement is needed to consolidate…

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 continue funding and operating a shuttle in the Medical Center area. The contract renews service on Routes…

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)…