Light Rail Transit (LRT)

San Diego Mid-Coast Trolley light-rail transit
Image: WSP USA
The Mid-Coast Trolley Project—an 11-mile light-rail extension of the University of California (UC) San Diego Trolley Blue Line—celebrated its…
November 22, 2021
Maryland Transit Solutions (MTS) has been selected as design-build contractor to complete the Purple Line light-rail transit system.  Purple Line…
November 12, 2021
Northgate Link light-rail extension
Image: Sound Transit
Sound Transit recently opened the Northgate Link light-rail extension in Seattle. The 4.3-mile extension adds three new stations to the system—at…
October 06, 2021
MAX Red Line Extension project in Portland, Oregon
Image: TriMet
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a construction grant award of $99.9 million to the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation…
September 27, 2021
Northgate Station light-rail
All images: Sound Transit
After 15 years of planning, design, and construction, Sound Transit’s Northgate Link extension will open on Oct 2, 2021. The 4.3-mile extension…
August 26, 2021
Sound Transit, the City of Shoreline, and King Conservation District in Washington State have announce a Trees for Rail program, a partnership to re-…
July 26, 2021
With help from federal COVID-19 relief funding, the Texas Transportation Commission has approved $89 million in transit funding at its June meeting.…
July 01, 2021
Late last week, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), and…
June 29, 2021
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