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Federal Transit Administration Celebrates Opening of Denver’s “Train to the Plane” Commuter Rail Line

April 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined top Colorado officials to open the University of Colorado A Line commuter rail service from downtown Denver to Denver…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Projects Selected to Receive $22.5 Million in Grants for Clean Buses, Infrastructure

April 20, 2016 - in Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the latest project selections for the Low…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $20.5 Million to Improve Access to Transit in Communities Around the Country

April 15, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that $20.5 million in competitive grant…

Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems Expands with 10 New Hires Across U.S. and Canada

March 29, 2016 - in People, Rail

Valley Forge, Pa.—To accommodate growing client needs, Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems (GFT&RS) has expanded teams in the U.S. and Canada. GFT&RS is the North American leader in transit and railroad track, signal, communication, catenary,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Options for Tribal Residents

March 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in competitive grant funds to enhance public transit service for American Indians, Alaska natives and other residents…

Federal Transit Administration Announces Final Rule Strengthening State Safety Oversight of Rail Transit Systems

March 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a final rule that significantly strengthens state safety oversight and enforcement authority to prevent and mitigate accidents and incidents on rail…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.5 Billion to Expand Transit Options

February 10, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.5 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget to advance the construction or completion of 31 rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar projects in 18 states.…

Port Authority Announces Opening of World Trade Transportation Hub

The Port Authority announced today that the World Trade Center Transportation Hub Oculus – the iconic centerpiece of the sprawling transit facility – will open in the first week of March. The opening will provide a greatly enhanced commute for the 100,000…

Federal Transit Administration Celebrates Reconstructed Fordham Plaza, Improving Access to Public Transportation Connections in The Bronx

January 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Projects, Transit

New York – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Acting Administrator Therese McMillan today participated in the unveiling of the reconstructed Fordham Plaza, a major intermodal public transportation hub in the…

Siemens to Electrify Metro Lines in Peru

January 20, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Rail

Siemens was contracted by Ansaldo STS to electrify the entire metro line 2 as well as the roughly 8‑kilometer-long first phase of line 4 in Lima. The two new metro lines will connect additional city districts and the international airport to the capital's…