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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…

Seattle’s Northgate Link Extension Now Open for Service

October 6, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

WSP USA provided Sound Transit with final design service for an underground and elevated guideway rail extension that connects Downtown Seattle with city’s…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $60.9 Million Grant Award for Albany Washington Western Bus Rapid Transit Project

September 28, 2021 - in Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a construction grant award of $60.9 million to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the Albany Washington Western Bus Rapid Transit…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $24.9 Million Grant Award for the Mill Plain Bus Rapid Transit Project in Vancouver, Washington

September 28, 2021 - in Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a construction grant award of $24.9 million to the Clark County Public Transportation Benefit Area (C-TRAN) for the Mill Plain Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)…

Balfour Beatty and Stantec selected by Jacksonville Transportation Authority to expand downtown transit with AV technology

September 16, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Ultimate Urban Circulator Program will transform the City’s transportation system   Jacksonville, FL (September 15, 2021) NYSE, TSX: STN Leading global design firm Stantec, as part of the Balfour Beatty Vision 2 Reality (V2R) Team, has been selected…

Arup/WSP Joint Venture to provide planning and engineering services for BART Link21 Program

September 3, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Multi-project initiative will transform Northern California’s 21-county passenger rail network into a better-connected system that is fast, safe, efficient, equitable and reliable.   SAN FRANCISCO — Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has selected Arup/WSP…

Stantec Selected to Lead Two Strategic Plans for Transit-Oriented Communities Under Federal Transit Administration Grant Program

August 19, 2021 - in News, Projects, Transit

Raleigh, North Carolina and Riverside, California look to prioritize equitable transit access along growing corridors   Raleigh, NC and Los Angeles, CA: (August 19, 2021) Global integrated design firm Stantec’s Urban Places practice has been awarded…

Americans Riding Public Transportation in Greater Numbers

July 23, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Some Areas Seeing More Than 80 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Ridership WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that transit ridership is rebounding in communities across the nation. Thanks to the…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Help Communities Prosper through Transit

July 6, 2021 - in News, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $16.3 million in competitive grant funding for projects that help lift communities out of poverty…