The City of Milwaukee has issued a request for proposals for the operation and maintenance contract for the future downtown streetcar line. The deadline for submissions is April 4, with the selection of a preferred bidder expected on April 18. Read more...
L.A. Metro backtracks on selling naming rights Two months after approving a controversial policy to sell naming rights to Los Angeles County’s subway stations, bus stops and other transit properties, MTA officials have overturned the plan, citing legal concerns.
San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 27
MBTA leads nation in derailments Eight Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority vehicles derailed in 2016, the nation’s highest overall figure and the second consecutive year the transit agency has had among the most light rail derailments in the country, according to federal statistics. Boston Globe, Feb. 27