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July 18, 2013

CATS breaks ground on light rail extension

Will double the length of the existing light rail system, create new development opportunities along the line, and significantly expand transit options for thousands of residents and students in the rapidly growing Charlotte region.


April 17, 2013

C-Tran postpones light rail decision

The board plans on meeting at the end of April to take public comment on the participation-withdrawal question and to gather more information from Columbia River Crossing officials before voting in mid-May.


March 26, 2013

Georgia cities could get public transportation

Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority offered Warner Robins, and other Houston County governments, a collaboration that would help set up services in their areas for the first time.


January 29, 2013

Ore. plans bus rapid transit expansion

The extension will connect West Eugene residents to downtown, and include two pedestrian bridges, new sidewalks and an additional bike lane.


July 26, 2012

Phoenix taps route, mode for extension project

Light rail will be extended 11 miles from downtown Phoenix, through the State Capitol area.This is Metro’s first freeway corridor project, providing the growing West Valley with a higher-capacity and more efficient transit option by 2023.


April 23, 2012

CATS rail extension to UNC Charlotte receives state funding

The 9.4-mile alignment would run from Uptown Charlotte to the UNC Charlotte campus and include 11 light rail stations and four parking facilities.


April 4, 2012

Calif. light rail extension issues Notice to Proceed

Notice affords the Kiewit Parsons Joint Venture the ability to implement all aspects of the design-build contract, including design and construction of the 11.5-miles of tracks, stations, crossings, bridges, utilities, maintenance facility and more. The total project budget is $735 million.


March 7, 2012

D.C. airport rail extension costs hold steady

The project will cost $3.2B to $3.3B overall. If Fairfax and Loudoun counties independently construct the Route 28 station and the parking garages at the new stations, then the core cost of the project drops to $2.7B to $2.8B.


February 24, 2012

Sound Transit 'shovel ready' light rail plan approved

The plan gives the agency a green light to immediately move forward with a conceptual engineering study, environmental review process and record of decision on a route not only to S. 272nd Street, which voters approved in the Sound Transit 2 ballot measure in 2008, but all the way to the Federal Way Transit Center.


February 24, 2012

Ottawa light rail plan estimated at $76M

Under the city's current plans, the O-Train line is to be converted from diesel technology to a double-track electric light-rail line and extended about 20 years from now. Transit financial plans do not contemplate funding for construction in the railway corridor until after 2031.


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