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Europe’s Longest Driverless Subway Goes Into Operation in Barcelona

February 12, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

In Barcelona, the extension of the driverless metro Line 9 has gone into operation. The some 20-kilometer-long line connects the university in the center of the city with Terminal 1 of the El Prat de Llobregat airport. Siemens equipped the line with an automatic…

Siemens Automates New York Subway Line

August 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail, Sensors

Siemens has been awarded a $156 million (130 million euros) contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to install Communications-Based…

New Fulton Center Transit Stop Opens in New York City

November 10, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transit, Transportation

The Fulton Center is now open to the public and it’s already a major hit! Located at the crossroads of Lower Manhattan on Broadway between John and…

Developer of One Vanderbilt in NYC to Contribute $200 million of Transit Improvements

One Vanderbilt, the office tower being developed by SL Green and designed by Kohn Pederson Fox, will be New York City's second tallest building once it rises a block west of Grand Central Terminal. And with it will come $200 million of transit infrastructure…

Tunneling Below Second Avenue

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

In Manhattan, where street traffic tends to stall, only one subway runs the length of the East Side. Every weekday, 1.3 million passengers — more than are carried in 24 hours by the transit systems of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco combined — cram onto…