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Hytera Upgrades Communication System for Makkah Metro to Safeguard Hajj in Saudi Arabia

July 27, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

Makkah -- Hytera, the global leading provider of professional communications technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce that the modern Hytera metro communication system specially upgraded for the Makkah Metro is put into operation. This highly integrated…

Skanska builds a tram and bus depot in Helsinki, Finland for EUR 101M, about SEK 1.1 billion

July 4, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with Ruskeasuon Varikkokiinteistö Oy, a subsidiary of City Transport Ltd, to build a tram and bus depot in Helsinki, Finland.…

Aurecon lands consultant role to design and construct Sengkang-Punggol LRT depot expansion

June 21, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

Singapore – Aurecon has been appointed as the consultant to Sato Kogyo (S) Pte. Ltd., which has won a contract valued at approximately S$157 million…

Stantec to Lead Comprehensive Transit Services Study for Beach Cities Transit

May 4, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

Study to meet current and future needs of growing South Bay area and inform transition to zero-emission bus fleet   Redondo Beach, CA - The City of Redondo Beach has selected Stantec—a global architecture, engineering, and design firm—to lead a comprehensive…

Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation Announce Nearly $1.5 Billion in Grants Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Modernize Bus Fleets and Facilities

April 28, 2022 - in Transit, Transportation

President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes funding to expand the availability of clean buses in communities across the country  WASHINGTON – At an event with Vice President Kamala Harris, U.S. Transportation  Secretary Pete Buttigieg…

Ontario Line Subway Project Celebrates Groundbreaking and Release of Station Renderings

April 6, 2022 - in News, Transit, Transportation

OMAHA, Neb. — Project leaders and local and provincial officials marked the start of construction on the Ontario Line subway project Sunday, March 27, with a groundbreaking at Exhibition Station in Toronto. HDR has assisted Metrolinx as technical advisor…

Chicago’s Red and Purple Modernization Program reaches major milestone with completion of critical rail bypass

November 24, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Eliminating bottleneck at junction where up to 150,000 riders travel daily is a centerpiece of the program   CHICAGO, IL -TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, a global leader in sustainable design and engineering, celebrates the opening of the Red-Purple Bypass, a…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $158.1 Million Grant Award for Northwest Extension Phase II Light Rail Project in Phoenix

November 23, 2021 - in Financial, Transit

PHOENIX – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Nuria Fernandez today joined officials in Phoenix to announce a construction grant award of $158.1 million to the City of Phoenix and Valley Metro…

San Diego Mid-Coast Trolley Blue Line Now Open to Public

November 23, 2021 - in News, Transit

WSP USA was lead environmental and engineering consultant and helped secure $1 billion in federal funds for light rail extension connecting UC-San Diego to downtown.   SAN DIEGO — The Mid-Coast Trolley Project, an 11-mile light rail extension of…

Skanska is expanding the Stockholm metro in Nacka, Sweden, for about SEK 1.2 billion

November 16, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with The Stockholm Regional Council to build a new stage of Stockholm’s metro in Nacka, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 1.2 billion which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2021.…