Final Buy America policy issued for phased increase of domestic content

Under the FTA final policy guidance, the Buy America domestic content requirements for transit rolling stock procurements for railcars and buses will be based on the scheduled delivery date of the first production vehicle.

BYD's Neshati named to National Research Council committee

Will contribute to the assessment of future public transportation needs that could benefit from federal investment through a national research and technology program.

Alstom to maintain Ottawa's light rail system

The contract — which is worth approximately $139 million — follows a contract signed in 2013 to supply 34 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to the city of Ottawa.

DART's Thomas named Outstanding Public Transit Manager

In his 20-year tenure, capital projects, including the South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension project, have consistently come in under budget and ahead of schedule. Will receive award at APTA Annual in Los Angeles Sept. 13.

N.Y. MTA offers reading promotion to subway riders

The "Subway Reads" promotion will provide customers with access to five free e-shorts, as well as extensive samples from full-length books, to enjoy while on the subway.

Marie to manage WSP | PB transit, rail practice

He has led the firm’s work on several major contracts, including the project management and general engineering consulting effort for the Region of Waterloo rapid transit system in Ontario, Canada.

Sweden's high-speed trains are the least punctual in Europe

On Sweden's most important high-speed railway lines, Stockholm-Gothenburg and Stockholm-Malmö, as many as 33% of trains have been late during the period 2008-2015.

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