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Transit Projects

June 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
Ridership is down and the station has struggled in recent years, but new plans could help revive the 80-year-old historic landmark.
Los Angeles Times
May 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Regional Connector project will have to wait until 2022.
Los Angeles Times
April 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Two projects on the table in Glendale, California, a BRT line and a streetcar, would increase mobility options in the city.
Glendale News-Press
January 9, 2019, 12pm PST
Mixed results and high costs are to be expected among the 89 public transit construction projects underway in 2019.
the transport politic
August 10, 2018, 10am PDT
A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.
San Francisco Examiner
July 16, 2018, 12pm PDT
Pierce Transit has committed to bus rapid transit to replace convention bus service on Route 1 between the two cities in Pierce County, Washington.
The Urbanist
January 27, 2018, 1pm PST
A $2.3 billion extension of the CTA's Red Line would be the first extension of a Chicago's "L" line since 1993.
Chicago Tribune
January 7, 2018, 1pm PST
Though the Trump Administration isn't likely to be kind to public transit in 2018, it will be a big year for project opening anyway.
theTransportPolitic
December 10, 2017, 9am PST
Like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, but for a tunnel boring machine.
Metro Los Angeles
March 25, 2017, 7am PDT
As it has promised for years, Bay Area Rapid Transit today opens the Warm Springs/South Fremont extension of the regional rail transit system. The first train departs at the station at 5:48 am, and the first train arrives at 7:04 am.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 22, 2017, 8am PDT
For all the attention paid the transit investments of cities like New York City and Los Angeles, it's actually cities like Seattle and Denver spending the most per capita on capital investments in transit.
The Seattle Times
January 16, 2017, 2pm PST
2017 will be a big year for transit openings around North America. What will come in the years to follow has a lot to do with the Trump Administration.
the transport politic
June 19, 2011, 7am PDT
In Northwestern Indiana, transit projects will outnumber road projects for the firs time in history. Funding for roads, however, still outpaces transit projects.
Post-Tribune