Sonoma Marin rail GM talks progress, expansion, cost savings

Farhad Mansourian, GM of SMART, the commuter rail system currently under construction, discusses the status of the project, rider experience comparisons, proposals for connections and, system expansion and cost savings.

Tampa Mayor calls for more rail, BRT

Bob Buckhorn also alluded to Gov. Rick Scott's decision to turn away $2 billion from the Obama Administration to build high-speed rail from Tampa to Orlando, by saying that he will try to find people in Tallahassee that will support his plan.

Long haul likely for Calif. Sprinter brake fix

The agency hopes to receive replacement parts by late April and install and test them in May, but requires regulatory approvals before it can return any of its trains to service.

Ore.’s Portland Streetcar only getting half of projected fares

As a result, the Portland Bureau of Transportation faces a shortfall in funding the streetcar's $8.9 million annual operating budget.

Calif. HSRA seeks $8.6B in state bonds

Half of the bond money would go to the first segment of the line. The project still needs to weather lawsuits over the next couple of months. The lawsuit rulings could stall the funds.

Denver RTD receives unsolicited proposal

Given that staff believes the proposal has technical merit, the agency plans to accelerate the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the North Metro project.

Longtime Calif. HSR backers raise concerns

Objecting to political compromises that they say undermine legal safeguards for the massive investment, notably a design that would move passengers between urban destinations faster than air travel.

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