United States of America - Articles and news items
Industry news • 7 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has announced it is seeking letters of interest from contractors for the design and construction of the Green Line Extension in Boston, USA.
Industry news • 25 July 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has announced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be issuing Request for Proposals including the acquisition of 1,025 new subway cars as part of the MTA Capital Program.
Industry news • 29 June 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
In a contract worth US$200 million, rolling stock manufacturer CAF will supply 26 five-module Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) units for the Maryland Purple Line Project in the USA.
Issue 1 2016 • 25 February 2016 • Andrew Bata, UITP Regional Manager, North America
Americans have had a long love affair with the car, but cities around the country have shown increasing interest in supporting a more multi-modal transportation policy in recent years – even in places long-associated with the automobile. Changes in demographics, technological advances and societal attitudes are all thought to be contributing to this shift. Indeed, after 50 years of ever-increasing reliance on cars, that trend seems to have changed…
Industry news • 15 January 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has announced the formation of the International Urban Rail Platform for North America, bringing together key rail industry players from the region and around the world.
Federal Transit Administration signs $474m funding agreement to help build central corridor light rail line
Largest public works project in Minnesota history will connect commuters with affordable transportation…