Metrolinx, the transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), has announced that it is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an experienced Rail Operator to finalize plans for its GO Regional Express Rail.
The Trans-Hudson rail rapid transit system (PATH) has announced that the average weekday ridership in July has increased by 9.2-percent, up approximately 298,000 passengers.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will complete the reconstruction of the Fresh Pond Bridge on the M line on September 1, concluding the first phase of a $163 million project to replace two deteriorating overpasses on the line.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Texas Central Railroad Company have announced an agreement to work together on an economic development and jobs-creating plan for the high-speed train between Houston and North Texas.
The joint agreement included the following:
The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration was joined by state and regional transit officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Framingham Commuter Rail Station’s new parking Lot.
The Board of Directors of Metra, the Chicago area commuter rail service, has unanimously selected James M. Derwinski executive director and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2018. He succeeds Don Orseno, who will retire at the end of this year.
WSP USA has named Oliver Ernhofer New York transportation planning manager and senior supervising planner, responsible for managing and leading transportation and transit planning projects in the New York metropolitan area and nationwide.
Metro, the St. Louis rail transit operator, has announced that construction has started on the Cortex MetroLink Station, the first new MetroLink station to be added to the region’s light rail system in more than a decade. The station will be located in the central corridor of St.