Tag: rail transit

Travel & Public Transit

USDOT announces $1.76B loan for Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project

April 18, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday that it would provide up to $1.76 billion in low-interest loans for the Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project in Maryland. The loan is part of the Build America Bureau program and will […]

Travel & Public Transit

Bombardier, Metrolinx reach new light rail vehicle agreement

December 22, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Bombardier agreed to amend the contract terms with Toronto’s Metrolinx to produce light rail vehicles for the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system on-time. The move resets the relationship with Metrolinx under its new leadership, and provides a clear […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Technology, shifts in behavior can improve urban transportation: report

May 26, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Traffic and congestion remain a major focus issue for cities worldwide. While new technologies, updated infrastructure, and expanded mobility choices are surfacing to ease the hassle of traveling within urban areas, the biggest factor in improving urban travel is changing […]