San Francisco: Turning Muni’s subway system around

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; July 7, 2019 For the more than 140,000 people who ride the Muni…

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Ontario: New Toronto Union Station glass ‘moat’ opens as transit hub shifts construction to lower level

By Raneem Alozzi, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star; July 7, 2019 Union Station welcomed passengers travelling between the GO York…

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Star New York City subway fixer could be stripped of major responsibilities: report

By Ryan Deffenbaugh, Crain’s New York Business; July 1, 2019 New York’s star subway fixer could lose much of his…

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Bombardier Announces Expansion of Its U.S. Footprint in California

A press release from Bombardier; June 14, 2019: – New rail car assembly site in the Bay Area will be…

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Los Angeles Metro riders complain of transients sleeping on trains: ‘They seem to be wanting to run a homeless shelter’

By Josh Haskell, KABC ABC 7; May 23, 2019 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Early morning Metro riders say the trains…

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Watchdog group to New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Shrink labor costs, save hundreds of millions

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; April 30, 2019 A new report by a fiscal watchdog group calls on the MTA…

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Kawasaki has no plans to shutter rail car division

By MATT OLBERDING, Lincoln Journal Star; April 25, 2019 Kawasaki will not shutter its rail car unit, but it will…

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Survey: Many commuters in Massachusetts appear near ‘breaking point’ with delays in transportation

By Dialynn Dwyer, Boston.com; April 25, 2019 If you’re sick and tired of your commute by rail or road in…

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New York’s MTA paid $418 million in overtime in 2018: report

By Katie Corrado, WPIX 11; April 24, 2019 NEW YORK — Fare hikes began on Sunday, but it looks like…

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Senators Threaten To Withhold Federal Funding If Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Buys Chinese Railcars

By Jordan Pascale, WAMU 88.5; April 15, 2019 Metro won’t get $150 million annually from the federal government if it…

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Light rail? Heavy rail? Subway? Rail transit modes fall on a continuum

By Matt Johnson (Editorial Board Alum), Greater Greater Washington; April 4, 20192 Despite wide variety in transit systems around the…

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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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Toronto Police remind public that smelly transit passengers are not 911-call worthy

By Claire Floody, Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator; March 22, 2019 Toronto police are reminding the public that emergency alarms…

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If Albany Won’t, We Will: New York City Speaker Pushes Transit Agenda

By Henry Goldman and Martin Z Braun, Bloomberg; March 5, 2019 The leader of New York’s City Council vowed to…

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Weed and web: Marijuana, internet sales taxes are key in new plan to fund New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority

By Raanan Geberer, Brooklyn Daily Eagle; February 26, 2019 On top of the widely publicized congestion pricing proposal that would…

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New York City’s subway stations and train cars will get thousands of new digital screens, earning the MTA millions of dollars

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; February 25, 2019 You’ll see more ads on your commute, thanks…

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Bombardier Sees Rail Project Issues Solved by the End of 2020

By Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg; February 14, 2019 Bombardier Inc. expects to complete at least three of its most delayed rail…

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Canada: Transit union fighting Metrolinx cannabis ban

By Kyle Marshall, The Toronto Observer; February 7, 2019 The new Metrolinx policy banning recreational cannabis for certain workers has…

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Bombardier Announces Leadership Changes

A press release from Bombardier; February 7, 2019: MONTRÉAL, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today announced the following…

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Siemens deal collapse fuels Alstom-Bombardier tie-up talk, shares rally

By Josephine Mason and Allison Lampert, Reuters; February 6, 2019 LONDON/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The European Commission’s decision to block a…

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San Francisco Muni forced to cut funding for accelerated train purchase in favor of solar power, merchant bailout fund

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; February 5, 2019 While city leaders play tug-of-war over $181 million in windfall…

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Bombardier resumes deliveries of subway cars to New York City

By Allison Lampert, Reuters; January 28, 2019 MONTREAL (Reuters) – Bombardier said it has resumed delivering subway cars to New…

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Major capital expenditures planned in older U.S. transit and commuter systems

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; January 22, 2019 There’s an enormous amount of money out there for contractors, vendors…

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MARTA’s reputation, development on the line as Atlanta hosts Super Bowl

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; January 21, 2019 Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis was hours away. The local transit…

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Transportation Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019

By Yonah Freemark, The Transport Politic; January 8, 2019 Despite recent declines in transit ridership in the U.S., the construction…

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