Rapid Transit

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has granted The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) a three-month extension to complete the Federal New Starts funding program's project development phase. The extension applies to the six-mile BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension, from...
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Scott Hudson has been named senior transit and rail manager in the Dallas office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the engineering and professional services consultancy. Hudson has two decades of experience designing and managing highway, rail, and bus...
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San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is set to introduce its first Fleet of the Future cars into passenger service within the next few days after the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) granted conditional approval for public use of...
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David Warner has been named Northwest Pacific district manager, Seattle office area manager and vice president of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. The engineering and professional services consultancy said that Warner, who is based in the firm’s Seattle office,...
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MARTA, Atlanta’s transit operator, plans to replace its entire railcar fleet, the single biggest item on its to-do list in 2018. The agency also plans to implement mobile ticketing and expand its wifi coverage, executives told a gathering at the annual...

marta-to-spend-b-on-new-fleet
MARTA, Atlanta’s transit operator, plans to replace its entire railcar fleet, the single biggest item on its to-do list in 2018. The agency also plans to implement mobile ticketing and expand its wifi coverage, executives told a gathering at the annual...
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Sunnie House, Vice President and Western Regional Manager for North America Rail for Parsons, has been appointed Chair of the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Board of Directors. The CTF is a charitable organization that supports California’s transportation community with awards for...
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Southco, Inc., a producer of engineered access products, has recently expanded its line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-81 Rotary Latch with Paddle Actuator. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series combines a compact...
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Wabtec Corp. has appointed Donald M. Itzkoff as Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs. Itzkoff comes to Wabtec from General Electric, where he led U.S. government affairs for GE Transportation. He previously served as Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator in the...
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The Railroad Engineering and Safety program at the University of Delaware is offering a new, interactive program focusing on the organization and fundamental operations of passenger railways, March 7-8, 2018, at the university’s Newark, Del., campus. Designed for engineers and other...

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