Tag: Transit

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Chicago to rebuild 1895 elevated transit station in central business district

The new design will create a visual gateway to the one of the city’s oldest L stations.

Engineers help prepare for hurricane season

To protect people and infrastructure from hurricanes, engineers' efforts range from sea walls to sewer systems, with an emphasis on sustainability.

Shenzhen, China, transportation hub inspired by mangrove’s root structures

With transit connectivity inspired by the root structure of mangrove trees, the new transit hub in Shenzhen, China, will link air-, land-, and water-based transit.

Floating ferry landings help solve NYC transit travails

The waterborne landings are designed to remain operational even if ground transportation services are interrupted by events such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters.

Sustainability to redefine historic Sacramento train station

A plan to regenerate the 95-year-old station as an intermodal mobility hub seeks to create a “living community” with a symbiotic relationship between people and the built environment.

Then and Now: Baltimore’s Penn Station to be restored, expanded

The work, which will create a hub for commuters and nearby neighborhoods, will renovate the historic 1911 structure and add a new concourse and two new towers.

Then and Now: Denver rebuilds historical downtown pedestrian hub

Denver’s historical 16th Street pedestrian mall is thought of as the downtown’s backbone and a transit hub for the Rocky Mountain West. It is about to be rebuilt.

Transit project extends rail to Silicon Valley

The $2.3-billion Berryessa extension project overcame site challenges to bring heavy-rail passenger trains to Northern California’s Santa Clara County.

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

Mass transit, aviation, water and wastewater receive early attention in Congress

As President Joe Biden’s cabinet begins to take shape, Congress takes steps to address early infrastructure priorities of the new administration.