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September 2, 2014

Woman struck, killed by Minn. light rail train

St. Paul Police said that a female in her 40s was walking in the crosswalk to go to the station when she was struck by an eastbound train. Police said they believe she had headphones in.


June 16, 2014

Minneapolis' Metro Transit opens new light rail system

The Green Line is an 11-mile light-rail line connecting downtown Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota and downtown St. Paul.


June 12, 2014

CAF awarded $118M Boston Green Line railcar contract

Final assembly and testing is to be performed at CAF’s manufacturing facility in Elmira Heights, N.Y. Delivery of the new Green Line cars will take place between the end of 2017 and 2018.


January 23, 2014

Minn. Metro Transit ridership surpasses 81 million in 2013

The Northstar Commuter Rail line had a particularly strong year, with ridership up more than 12%.


August 30, 2013

Chicago breaks ground on Green Line station

The $50 million station is part of $92 million in overall transportation investments.


July 15, 2013

N.Y. subway line review finds service opportunities

Studied all elements of how subway service operates on the line, including scheduling conflicts with other train lines that use the same tracks, how train personnel prepare their trains to enter service at terminals and where trains stop at stations.


April 9, 2013

CTA investing $20M in rail improvements

Will enable Green Line tracks and stations to accommodate additional trains during the Red Line South reconstruction — a $425 million initiative that will completely rebuild the Red Line between Cermak/Chinatown and 95th Street over a five-month period beginning May 19.


July 3, 2012

Chicago Transit adds 5000-series railcars to line

Will continue to be added throughout the summer until the entire Green Line fleet is replaced. 5000-series cars will then be added to other lines.


February 24, 2012

FTA's Rogoff tours DART Green Line

Under the President's proposed FY 2013 budget, Dallas area residents could see more than a 6% increase in federal transit funding compared to FY 2012 estimates.


April 21, 2011

Sacramento to unveil Green Line by August

New light rail extension includes 1.1 miles of new track and two new stations. The project, which was originally scheduled to open this spring, is estimated to cost $44.4 million and serve about 3,200 daily round-trip passengers.


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