Project phases: Plans to construction
Explore project phases
It takes a lot of work to bring a transit project into service. Major projects often take years of public involvement, planning, engineering and analysis. Learn about the typical life cycle of a light rail project.
Building the system
With voter approval in 1996, 2008 and 2016, new light rail, bus rapid transit and commuter rail service will come online every few years.
Creating vibrant stations
We're building welcoming stations with public art and sustainable design, so they become attractive destinations for people to live, work, shop and easily connect.
Planning future service
Our region and transit system are growing rapidly. It takes a lot of planning and community involvement to make sure we're responding to community needs as we grow.
Innovation and technology
Technology is rapidly changing and we're committed to investing in research, testing and implementation of tools and services that will keep our system operating for decades to come.