Rail

PB, STV venture wins L.A. Metro rail contract

Posted on May 16, 2011

ConnectLAX, a joint venture of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) and STV, was awarded a contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to provide environmental and preliminary design services for an extension of the Metro Green Line light rail system to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The Green Line LAX Extension will link the planned Metro station at Century and Aviation, about 1.5 miles from the airport, with the central terminal area of LAX, by one of three alternatives — an above-ground or underground extension of the Green Line light rail, or an automated people mover.

ConnectLAX will prepare the alternatives analysis, final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report (EIS/EIR), and conceptual engineering to support the final EIS/EIR. The contract includes two phases: Phase 1, for environmental approval, and Phase 2, which includes preliminary design of the alternative chosen for the extension.

Completion of the EIS/EIR is scheduled for late 2012.

The Green Line LAX Extension is one of the Metro capital projects being funded by Measure R, a program of transportation improvements totaling $40 billion over 30 years funded by a one half cent sales tax approved by the voters of Los Angeles County in November 2008.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

FRA makes $25M available for rail infrastructure safety upgrades

Applicants can request funds for safety improvements to railroad infrastructure, including railroad crossings, track, tunnels, bridges, yards and other areas.

NJ TRANSIT's Hudson-Bergen line running modified service for 3rd day

Service has been hampered since overhead catenary wires were yanked down when a dump truck lowered its bed two days ago. There is no timetable for the repair of the wires.

D.C. Metro rules out power cables as factor in recent smoke incident

Passengers aboard the train described a tense atmosphere, with smoke in some of the railcars, flames visible outside the train and the odor of electrical smoke evoking memories of the Jan. 12, 2015, L’Enfant Plaza Metro station incidnet that left one rider dead and scores sickened

Alstom awarded major re-signaling project in the UK

Collaborated with Network Rail to develop an interlocking solution based on Alstom’s Smartlock range that will be ready for ETCS installation allowing trains with ETCS capability to operate on that section of the line.

Sacramento RT taps HDR Inc. for streetcar design

The contract outlines a $10 million budget to construct the streetcar line.The city wants the money to come from property owners near the streetcar line, but they rejected it in a vote last year.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close