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Severe storms play havoc with freight and passenger rail operations in Texas

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The steady drumbeat of severe storms in Texas this month affected both the movement of freight and passengers across the state. Severe storms from Houston to New Orleans earlier this month had Union Pacific Railroad...

Ramabhadran named new Chair of Houston METRO

February 20th, 2022
February 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The next chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) is noted Indian-American engineer Sanjay Ramabhadran. He becomes the first from the community to lead a major public transportation agency in...

Metro leaders optimistic about shared Green/Purple light rail to Hobby airport

April 26th, 2019
April 26, 2019 - Houston Chronicle - Dug Begley - Houston could have two light rail lines running to Hobby Airport after all, provided they share a lot of track. After saying the potential $1.8 billion investment to take both the Green...

Houston METRO's $7.5 billion plan would double light-rail system

December 15th, 2018
December 14, 2018 - - Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) Chair Carrin Patman on Wednesday unveiled a $7.5 billion METRONext Moving Forward Plan during the Greater Houston Partnership's annual meeting. The proposed long-range plan calls for completing more than 40 projects —...

Citing rail safety, Houston Metro to change its rail car colors

July 30th, 2017
July 27, 2017 - - Metro has the blues -- and reds -- in hopes of getting people to give their trains a second look. Pending approval by its board, scheduled for Thursday, Metropolitan Transit Authority is planning to spend $326,000...

Dallas and Houston light rail lines continue expanding out

October 21st, 2016
October 21, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Light rail projects in both Dallas and Houston are pushing a few more miles into new neighborhoods bringing riders closer to a convenient ride. In Dallas, the Blue Line that used to terminate at...

Houston Metro approves $1 billion 2017 transit budget

September 23rd, 2016
September 21, 2016 - Houston Chronicle Dug Begley, Transportation Writer - Building on what they consider the success of a redesigned bus system, Metro transit officials on Thursday approved a $1 billion 2017 fiscal year budget that expects flat or decreasing sales...

Parsons wins construction management award for Houston Metro Light Rail Transit Project

April 16th, 2016
April 15, 2016 - Parsons is pleased to announce that the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently honored the corporation with the Alliant Build America Award in the civil construction management category for its work on the Houston Metro...

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