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While US federal funding is fairly certain for transit systems in the short term, a potential crisis is looming to address a huge $US 90bn investment backlog identified by the…
CRRC Tangshan has released images of bodyshells for new double-deck coaches for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) undergoing tests at its plant in China’s Hebei province.
FOLLOWING the election of Donald Trump as US president-elect and Mike Pence as vice-president-elect together with the new Congress, three railway associations have set out their priorities for the new…
IN a "back to the future" moment, passenger rail is experiencing a renaissance in the United States. Over the last 10 years, rail systems have grown and the ridership demand…
Utah Transit Agency (UTA) has a track record of delivering transit projects ahead of schedule and under budget. Michael Allegra, UTA's recently-retired president and CEO, reveals the secrets of UTA's…
Positive Train Control has been a generational challenge for the US freight railways consuming billions of dollars and millions of man hours in the race to reach the federally-mandated deadline…
PUBLIC transport and road networks in the US are in urgent need of investment, according to the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard released by the American Public Transportation Association (Apta) on…
THE American Public Transportation Association (Apta) says that 10.8 billion journeys were recorded on public transport services, including rail and bus, in the United States in 2014, the highest level…
Having won its first contract for LRVs in North America earlier this year, Alstom has high hopes of winning more business. Guillaume Mehlman, president of Alstom Transport North America, explained…

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