The new rail line will have to move from a fixed portion of the bridge deck to one that floats — that meant engineers had to come up with a safe way to allow the tracks to flex.
More info on Sound Transit pioneers new tech to build East Side light rail
New Orleans-Mobile Amtrak Service in Development
There is a good deal of controversy swirling around proposed new intercity passenger rail service between New Orleans ... since Amtrak Sunset Limited Trains 1 and 2 were suspended east of New Orleans ...
Federal Way Link Extension, Seattle
The new vehicles will serve passengers travelling between Angle Lake Station and the Federal Way Transit Centre. Credit: Siemens. Federal Way link extension is a planned 12.5km-long light rail link ..
Lynnwood Light Rail Extension, Seattle
Lynnwood link extension is a proposed 13.7km-long new light rail link between Northgate and Lynnwood in Seattle, Washington, US. Construction of Lynnwood light rail extension will begin in 2018.
In the rezone
Light-rail service is expected to start in 2023, with trains running on the west side ... East Main Station Area Plan. The committee’s vision is for a new East Main neighborhood. The transit ...
Three vying for Fifth Ward Council seat
Howard Knapp II Born to working class parents in the fall of 1966, my earlier years were immeasurably enriched by living in varied and multiple locales. In addition to living in our beautiful Mountain ...
Detroit To Ann Arbor Buses Scheduled To Start Routes March 16The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan announced new daily routes ... on the city's east side. 'Boycott Israel' Ad ...
Before Paraform, Gentle Giant designers designed a model in Pro/ENGINEER from Parametric Technology Corp. (Waltham, MA), recreated the form in clay and then sent it off to China or the Far East ...
For a happier new year, Seattle and the state need to think big
India, Brazil, and China are growing fast and investing in their ports, rail, roads, bridges, and transit ... Growing companies on the east side of the state depend on this infrastructure as ...
The 5 Biggest U.S. Infrastructure Projects, Plus 5 at Risk
Denver FasTracks One of the country’s most ambitious transit projects, the FasTracks system will culminate in 122 new miles of commuter and light rail and ... line on the East Side of Manhattan ...
Will Up-Zoning Make Housing More Affordable?
Seattle is a small city, wedged between Puget Sound and Lake ... along Seattle’s Link light rail line and in what have long been low-income neighborhoods. Like New York before it, Seattle ...
PBOT planning jersey-barrier protected bikeway on North Greeley Ave
One of Portland’s scariest places to ride a bicycle is about to be erased from the map and replaced with a new bikeway that is physically protected ... west and create a two-way biking path on the ...
A desire named streetcar
That’s just what Sound Transit and the City of Seattle (and many of their counterparts nationwide) are doing in their march to a bright new future ... from the Pioneer Square light rail station ...