Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced the signing of an exploratory agreement with the city of Brno, Czech Republic. This agreement marks the immediate exploration of the feasibility for a Hyperloop system for the city.
A new report on the state of America’s transportation infrastructure — 2015 Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance — confirms that more investment is needed not only to maintain the nation’s highway and transit systems but to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Project.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners issued an unprecedented $32 billion draft 2017-2026 Capital Plan for public comment and review.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century and worthy of the State of New York.
NJ TRANSIT selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide design and general engineering services for the NJ TRANSIT Microgrid (NJ TRANSITGRID) project. The objective of the $577 million NJ TRANSITGRID project, the first of its kind in the United States for public transportation, is to implement a microgrid capable of providing reliable power for core critical transit infrastructure.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that four transit projects in the Seattle area could receive up to nearly $2 billion in financing through an innovative infrastructure financing tool created by the Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau.
The inaugural ride for the Second Avenue Subway will take place on Dec. 31 and revenue service for customers will begin at noon on Jan. 1, 2017, and start at 6 a.m. each day for the rest of the first week.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced a $499.39 million federal grant agreement with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority to build TEX Rail, a commuter rail line between downtown Fort Worth and the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) selected the cities of Birmingham, Ala.; Charlotte, N.C.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Omaha, Neb.; and Tacoma, Wash. to receive support in planning development near transit systems as part of the second round of its Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Technical Assistance Initiative.