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November 12, 2014

High-speed rail line quickens DART's transit plans

Officials also believe they have a rough financing plan that could fund the $983.4 million worth of projects in time. A key component that is missing is Texas Central Railway’s decision on the location of its Dallas station.


October 22, 2014

Detroit M-1 streetcar reaches construction milestone

The first nearly 900 cubic yards of concrete was poured along a section of Detroit's M1 Rail on Woodward at John R. in downtown Detroit Saturday.


October 15, 2014

Growing ridership, service keys to UTA success

By all indications, 2013 was quite a year for UTA, leading to the agency being named APTA’s 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation System for a transit agency providing 20 million or more passenger trips.


September 24, 2014

$26M Arlington streetcar design contract awarded to HDR

The contractor will develop preliminary design plans for the Columbia Pike and Crystal City-Potomac Yard streetcar segments and technical specifications for the streetcar vehicles.


September 17, 2014

Charlotte streetcar projected to cost more than bus, light rail

To carry a passenger a mile on the streetcar, the CATS projects it will cost $1.58 in 2019, when the second phase of the project would open. For comparison, in 2012, it cost the agency 77 cents to move a bus passenger one mile. A Lynx Blue Line passenger’s 1-mile trip was 68 cents.


September 16, 2014

U.S. DOT announces $12.2 million for M-1 RAIL in Detroit

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined local, state and federal government officials, private donors and the Detroit community at a “Track Signing Ceremony” in Detroit to announce the TIGER grant for the M-1 RAIL project.


September 10, 2014

Detroit's M-1 Streetcar earns $12M FTA Tiger grant

The funding, which had been anticipated by M-1 officials, helps to plug what could have been a hole in funding for the streetcar line’s estimated $140-million construction cost and its operating revenues later.


September 3, 2014

L.A. streetcar project shaves $55 million off cost estimate

If the FTA gives the project the full $75-million grant it seeks, that would still leave a funding gap of more than $100 million.


August 27, 2014

M-1 project awards $40M in contracts to local and minority businesses

Detroit-based companies, along with women, minority and disadvantaged business enterprises, have been awarded nearly 30% of the construction and concurrent road work for the M-1 RAIL streetcar project.


August 20, 2014

Report: Regional Okla. system possible in next few years

The plan calls for commuter rail service from Norman and Edmond into downtown Oklahoma City. There are also streetcar lines extending from downtown east, along with significant enhancements to local bus service.


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