March 2, 2017
Hill International (prime) and CH2M (principal sub-consultant) have secured a five-year contract from Valley Metro Rail in Phoenix for programme and construction management consultancy for the upcoming streetcar project and the 8-km (5-mile) light-rail extension project.
March 2, 2017
Wabtec Corporation has secured a USD97-million contract from the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) to provide signalling and communication services (including a control and command centre) for the Tex Rail commuter line in Texas.
February 21, 2017
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is facing a decline in ridership and fare revenue because of service disruptions under SafeTrack, frequent breakdowns, low fuel prices, increased teleworking and competition with other modes of travel.
February 14, 2017
Ballard Power Systems (Ballard) has secured a contract to supply 20 FCveloCity-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engines to New Flyer of America (New Flyer) for the 40-foot (12.19-metre) long Xcelsior XHE40 fuel cell buses.
February 10, 2017
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has withheld 5 per cent of the 2017 fiscal year (FY) transit formula funds for the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland and Virginia regions until it certifies a new State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metrorail.