Seattle: Sound Transit to change how it names light-rail lines

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 21, 2019 Sound Transit last week announced it will create a new naming system for…

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy touts River Line as economic engine

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; October 22, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy sees great potential in NJ Transit’s River Line.…

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San Francisco Bay Area: Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

By Jeremy Walsh, Pleasanton Weekly; October 14, 2019 The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART…

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California: San Bernardino County transit committee votes to pursue new train service in place of Gold Line light-rail

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Daily Bulletin; October 10, 2019 Signaling a change in course, a committee of…

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Hampton Roads Transit to study Norfolk, Virginia light-rail expansion

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 8, 2019 Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) has begun evaluating the possibility of adding high-capacity transit…

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Extending light rail north of Miami, Florida would be expensive, but study reveals traditional elevated rail beats sexier alternatives

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; September 19, 2019 If Miami-Dade County wants to expand its light rail transit line…

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Sound Transit, Seattle: Crews Installing First-Ever Light Rail Track On a Floating Bridge

For the first time ever, according to Sound Transit officials, light rail track is being installed on a floating bridge—the…

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ION Light Rail Transit launched in Ontario

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; June 21, 2019 The first of the two phases of the ION Light Rail…

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North Carolina: Estimated cost for failed Durham-Orange light rail line nears $159 million

By Tyler Dukes, Investigative Reporter, and Sarah Krueger, Reporter, WRAL; May 28, 2019 Raleigh, N.C. — Although it was abandoned…

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Designer sunglasses, rolled up jeans and a fresh haircut: Picture of undercover ticket inspector sent to catch fare evaders divides passengers in Australia

By Adam Mccleery, Daily Mail Australia; April 15, 2019 A photo of a well-dressed undercover Victorian transport ticket officer has…

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New York State: Buffalo’s Metro Rail gets $100 million for improvements

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; April 1, 2019 The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority won a promise from New York…

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