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November 18, 2014

Jacksonville breaks ground on BRT system

The First Coast Flyer BRT Downtown Project, nearly six miles long with 12 stations, is the initial segment of a five-phased BRT system planned for the Jacksonville region. The new service will operate in dedicated lanes during peak hours for a portion of the route.


March 26, 2014

Denver RTD breaks ground on new commuter rail line

The North Metro Rail Line, a commuter rail service, is expected to open in 2018.


November 26, 2013

Baltimore breaks ground on $140M bus facility

Will replace the Maryland Transit Administration’s aging Kirk Avenue bus maintenance garage, which was built in 1947. The new facility will include two energy-efficient buildings that allow for improved maintenance and storage of approximately 175 buses.


October 28, 2013

D.C. Metro breaks ground on Va. bus facility

Will feature new and more reliable equipment to improve the maintenance of 160 buses and accommodate newer, alternative fuel buses that require space and equipment that doesn’t exist at the current garage.


October 14, 2013

Mass. agency breaks ground on new ops, maintenance facility

The new facility will allow the MWRTA to consolidate both fixed-route and paratransit services under one location.


September 18, 2013

California high-speed rail groundbreaking delayed

The state needs a few more months to buy more land and equipment, finish designs and hire workers. California High-Speed Rail Authority officials say they are on schedule, having started prep work, such as testing soil and surveying land one month ago.


May 8, 2013

DART moves forward with streetcar project

The agency, the city of Dallas and Dallas County broke ground near a new scheduled streetcar stop. The 1.6-mile line is expected to cost $80 million and is supported primarily with federal funds. Phase one is set to open in October of next year.


November 28, 2012

Detroit breaks ground on $6.2M transit facility

The multimodal transit facility in Troy will utilize an existing rail line and is part of a comprehensive plan to connect Metro Detroit and Chicago.


November 27, 2012

Santa Cruz project breaks ground

Signals the final phase of the transit agency’s MetroBase consolidated operations, which is expected to create more than 300 much-needed construction jobs in the area over the next two years.


September 19, 2012

OCTA breaks ground on $184M ARTIC project

Will house 10 different transportation modes when it opens, including Metrolink, Amtrak, OCTA bus service, taxi, bicycle, international buses and tour and charter buses.


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