BOSTON — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) launched a website for customers to sign up for project updates on its pilot program to let commuter rail riders purchase and display tickets on their smart phones, boston.com reported. An MBTA official told boston.com that he expects MBTA to launch the pilot program on one commuter rail line in the early fall and expand the pilot to all lines by late fall. For the full story, click here.
The railcars began serving customers on the Illinois Central, now the Metra Electric Line, on May 31, 1971. Federal funds covered two-thirds of the $40 million cost and the IC paid the rest.
Will be responsible for the design and supply of the vehicles, signaling, communications, power supply and distribution, overhead catenary system and related depot equipment. Bombardier's scope is valued at approximately $280 million.
Attorneys for a group of Central Valley farmers will argue in Sacramento County Superior Court that the state can no longer assure Californians of the claims made in 2008.
Funding identified in President Obama’s 2016-17 budget for 4.1-mile Santa Ana/Garden Grove project.
The planned extension will be the first project to get a boost from the city's Transportation 2050 program, which raised sales taxes to fund bus, street and light-rail improvements.
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