Topic : MDOT

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Md. MTA restructuring on track with APTA report recommendations

Management & Operations| August 30, 2018

Will keep agency set to deliver more than $900M in planned rail infrastructure improvements over the next several years. 

Maryland announces Transit app partnership

Government Issues| June 20, 2018

Maryland transit riders will be able to monitor their routes via mobile app.

Mobility| January 22, 2018

MDOT, MTA bring Zipcar to select transit stops

Transit riders now will have daily, on-demand access to a vehicle to reach their final destination, which will help improve carbon emissions, among other benefits. 

Rail| September 13, 2017

QLINE aims to popularize streetcars in Detroit

The $144 million QLINE, built as a local catalyst project, began rolling May 12, 2017 on a 3.3-mile segment of Woodward Avenue.

Management & Operations| September 12, 2017

HNTB names vehicle solutions manager

Patrick Allen will be responsible for locomotives, passenger cars, and other rolling components of rail systems. He is based in the firm’s Boston office and works with clients nationwide.

Rail| October 12, 2016

DTE Energy to power Detroit's streetcar

The QLINE — a 3.3-mile modern street car line on Woodward Avenue in Detroit will be powered by four new traction power substations.

Accessibility| August 30, 2012

MBTA, MDOT board members asked to reapply

The recently approved MBTA bailout law, which sent $49 million to the financially struggling transit authority, included a provision to create a new transportation board.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

Indian Trails, MDOT launch ‘hearing loop’ tech in fleet

Enables some hearing aids to amplify a single source of sound. Installed on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.
Rail| November 22, 2011

High-speed projects receive funds

California’s grant will go toward the initial construction set to begin next year in Fresno. Meanwhile, Michigan's funds will go toward improvements that will allow for speeds up to 110 mph on 77% of Amtrak’s Wolverine and Blue Water services between Detroit and Chicago.
Rail| October 10, 2011

Michigan awarded $197M for track, signal upgrades

Funds will support track and signal improvements between Detroit and Kalamazoo, Mich., which will allow for speeds of up to 110 mph on 77 percent of Amtrak’s Wolverine and Blue Water services between Detroit and Chicago, resulting in a 30-minute reduction in travel time between those destinations.

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