July 24, 2013
The air-conditioned, low-floor vehicles, manufactured by Bombardier Transportation, are nearly twice the length of the old Canadian Light Rail Vehicles and can accommodate 250 people.
July 17, 2013
Whether the Buy America-compliant streetcars will be on-wire or off-wire is still being explored.
March 11, 2013
Brookville Equipment Corp. vehicles will operate along a four-stop, 1.6-mile track that provides access for citizens of Dallas' urban core to the downtown Union Station hub, which connects to DART's Red/Blue/Green light rail lines and the Trinity Railway Express with service to Fort Worth.
April 23, 2012
The Tucson streetcar line will serve a population of more than 85,000 people who live and work within walking distance of 17 planned stops. The service also fills a gap by offering direct, high-capacity transit connections between downtown Tucson, the University of Arizona, the Arizona Health Sciences Center and points in between.
April 11, 2012
The vehicle offered by the company is conventionally powered with a 100% low-floor design.
April 10, 2012
Also launched special section of its website to share photographic archive images, historic information and a calendar of events at which the SFMTA centennial will be featured.
December 15, 2011
Estimates a BRT system would cost $136 million to construct, less than half the $275 million required for streetcars. The number of trips riders would make on either system would be about the same, 4,500 average weekday trips on BRT versus 4,800 on streetcars in the first year.
October 26, 2011
Was a member of the SFMTA board of directors for more than four years and was especially admired for his transit expertise and passion for public transportation. His career in transportation spanned 44 years, including 25 years with the Sacramento Regional Transit District.
April 12, 2011
The series, “Transporting America,” explores how investments in roadways, runways and railways are preparing America for the future and creating economic opportunities today. United Streetcar has developed and built streetcars with the highest percentage of American parts and labor in more than 50 years.
August 23, 2010
KCRW's "LA Observed" discusses a time-lapse trip through the disputed rail right-of-way for Metro's Expo line in a video has gained popularity on YouTube
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