FTA grants San Francisco $942M for light rail

The first phase of the T-Third Street light rail line went into service in 2007. Once the extension opens, the projected ridership along the entire 6.8-mile T-Third line is estimated to be 43,700 daily boardings per weekday, the highest ridership in the system.

FTA releases $75M for Ariz. light rail extension

Will fund Valley Metro’s 3.1-mile light rail extension into downtown Mesa. The expansion, which should begin service in late 2015, is anticipated to serve nearly 10,000 daily riders.

Report: N.J. transit villages promote economic growth

The report claims building transit villages and other facilities can boost interest in mass transit, improve the environment and foster economic growth.

OC Transpo project presents opportunities, challenges

The service's rail project — which is expected to take five years to complete — will cause many traffic problems, which could be an opportunity to attract people to transit. However, keeping buses running on time during the project could be difficult.

Chicago Transit announces crucial labor agreement

The agreement helps lower overtime costs by allowing the CTA to more efficiently run three consecutive work shifts at regular time, instead of overtime. The new work rules also lower the number of required workers on the afternoon shift, which includes the afternoon rush hour and is typically the least-efficient shift.

Metro-North rail due for upgrade

The job was advertised Friday and a construction contract will be awarded this fall for the replacement of all the original cables that lift the two, 330-foot-long main spans of the Harlem River Lift Bridge, located about 4.5 miles north of Grand Central.

Denver light rail is hit and miss

In some suburbs, such as Littleton, the light rail has revived retail and increased sales-tax revenue by 70%. However, places like Aurora have experienced little to no change since the arrival of light rail.

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