November 27, 2013
The vegetated trackway area is pervious to stormwater, thus reducing runoff. It is comprised of 1-inch thick mats with various sedum species.
November 20, 2013
New study shows that higher revenue per room translates to a potential $313 million in revenue per year for “rail cities” — cities which have direct rail access to airport terminals.
November 14, 2013
Developed to meet the mobility needs of intermediate-sized cities. Between 72 feet and 79 feet in length, the tram can accommodate some 130 passengers.
November 13, 2013
Many city planners are convinced that classic streetcars can ignite economic development in a way that buses cannot and at a fraction of the expense of light rail.
November 7, 2013
A single private partner will be responsible for designing, constructing, operating and maintaining the project, as well as providing up to $900 million in private financing.
October 9, 2013
The manufacturer was recognized at the 2013 Light Rail Awards held in London earlier this month. The judges selected Bombardier for the award based on the company’s commitment to technological innovation, reliability and customer service across the globe.
September 25, 2013
In the second quarter, some cities saw ridership increases due to economic recovery, including Birmingham, Ala.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Miami; Denver; Champaign-Urbana, Ill.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Houston; Hampton Roads, Va; and Seattle.
Will be able to use a $2.5 million federal grant to begin technical, environmental and an engineering design on the San Rafael-to-Larkspur segment.
September 24, 2013
Three of the four deaths on the Metro Blue Line in 2013 have been suicides. Last year at this time there were eight deaths on the line including four suicides.
September 11, 2013
Will work with AECOM to form an integrated services team for the next phase of the 13.7-mile Metro Area Express light rail network.
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