THE US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has signed a $US 670m construction grant agreement with Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to fund the city's Downtown Regional Connector light rail line, which is due to open in 2020.
THE procurement of a new generation of high-speed trains for the United States was launched on January 24, when Amtrak and California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) issued a joint request for proposals (RFP) for a contract to supply trains for the Northeast Corridor and the first section of the California high-speed network.
AFTER signing the construction contract for the initial 47km Fresno – Madera section of the state's first high-speed line, California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has invited contractors to qualify to bid for the second construction phase of the Initial Operating Section (IOS) Stage 1.
CALIFORNIA High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has signed a $US 985.1m design-build contract with a California-based joint venture of Tutor Perini, Zachry Construction and Parsons for civil works on the first section of the state's high-speed network.
THE LAUNCH of construction on the extension of the Los Angeles Metrolink commuter rail network to Moreno Valley and Perris has moved a step closer after a local environmental group dropped its lawsuit against the $US 232.7m project.
CALIFORNIA High Speed Rail Authority's (CHSRA) board unanimously approved a $US 985.1m bid from a California-based joint venture of Tutor Perini, Zachary and Parsons on June 7 to carry out civil works on the inaugural 48.3km Madera - Fresno section of the state's high-speed railway network.