WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an essay originally published in Arrive magazine, Vice President Joe Biden discusses the necessity of supporting rail travel in the U.S. For the full story, click here.
The binding part of the order includes the delivery of 30 metros for an amount of $152 million dollars.
The new schedule features weekday train service every 30 minutes during peak periods. For evening, mid-day and Saturday service, the frequency will be every 60 minutes.
The Miami-Dade Metro contract amounts to about $300 million dollars representing a total quantity of 68 trains (136 cars).
Plans to upgrade signals with LED bulbs at the following problem-spots by the end of the year: National Airport, Silver Spring, Vienna, Grosvenor, Largo, and Farragut North.
Completed or under-construction TOD near DART stations has already generated $69 million in state and local tax revenue.
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