Sound Transit contractor crews have placed the first of two steel truss sections of a pedestrian bridge over SR 520 in Redmond between 148th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 40th Street to connect the future Overlake Village Station to the neighborhoods and businesses west of SR 520.
May 20, 2020
Crews on Sound Transit’s Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension project installed the first 300-foot rail segments for the 2.4-mile extension through the Stadium District and Hilltop neighborhood. The new rails were placed on Stadium Way south of Division Street.
June 19, 2019
Sound Transit announced the University Link light rail extension will open to passenger service on Saturday, March 19, six months ahead of schedule and more than $150 million under budget.
January 27, 2016
The Sound Transit Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Peter M. Rogoff, former Federal Transit Administrator and the federal government’s third-highest transportation official, to serve as Sound Transit’s new CEO. Mr. Rogoff will succeed current CEO Joni Earl, who announced last May that she will retire in the first quarter of 2016 after Sound Transit opens the University Link light rail extension. These are Mr. Rogoff’s remarks after the Board’s vote.
November 20, 2015
Sound Transit required engineering solutions to meet the challenges of running trains across the I-90 floating bridge linking downtown Bellevue and downtown Seattle in 2023. The tracks crossing Lake Washington need to accommodate six different ranges of motion.
July 5, 2017
A light rail train makes a test run from Capitol Hill Station to the University of Washington Station as part of the first phase of train testing for the University Link light rail extension from downtown Seattle to UW. The 3.1-mile underground extension opens in early 2016, ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget.
June 25, 2015
Sound Transit's tunnel boring machine pushed through the wall into the Capitol Hill station site early Wednesday morning on March 21, to complete a two-mile light rail tunnel from the University of Washington. The 21-foot diameter tunnel boring machine emerged within 3 millimeters of its target as part of the University Link light rail expansion.
March 21, 2012
NJ TRANSIT talks about the impact of COVID-19, their 'While You've Been Away' Campaign, as well as other projects to bring ridership back in this episode of Roads, Rails, & Reels.
August 12, 2021
Transit agency leaders hosted a rally that called on Congress to urgently deliver significant and immediate federal aid to public transportation systems nationwide.
December 10, 2020
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority teamed up with the Florida Department of Transportation to introduce its Bus-on-Shoulder project, the first of its kind on an Interstate in Florida.
June 21, 2021
In this two-minute video message, FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams thanks frontline transit workers for their many sacrifices, highlights the Administration’s response and looks ahead as the economy continues to re-open.
June 15, 2020
But despite all of the changes in the past year, TriMet’s operators have remained a steadying force, helping those who have needed to ride and serving the community through extraordinary times.
March 17, 2021
The stunt at Sweden’s biggest electric car show was carried out to highlight mass transit as the most sustainable travel option.
December 2, 2019
The improvements that TriMet is considering for FY 23 would take effect in the fall of 2022 and spring of 2023.
October 15, 2021
The #NotOneMoreGirl campaign brings Black and Latinx youth, artists, and community advocates together to overhaul safety on BART.
April 6, 2021