Cardiff City Council leader Councillor Huw Thomas has called for a new £1bn transportation plan, including a light rail/tram network connecting major population centres and new suburbs in west to Cardiff Central, to cut congestion and improve air quality in the Welsh capital.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a loan of $235m (£187.6m) for the development of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to improve the public transport system in Karachi, Pakistan.
Highways England, a government-owned company for operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways, is planning to upgrade one of the motorway junctions on the M3, junction 9 at Winchester in Hampshire.
Strabag Rail, a subsidiary of Austrian construction firm Strabag, has secured a contract worth €150m (£134.6m) for the modernisation of a railway section in Czech Republic.
The Armadale Access Alliance has won a contract worth A$134m (£75m) from the McGowan Government in Western Australia for the Armadale Road to North Lake Road bridge project.
Full-service infrastructure consulting firm T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) has announced the opening of the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge over the St. Lawrence River in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has selected Advance consortium, comprising Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction, Aurecon and WSP-Opus, as the preferred alliance to deliver Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project.
A joint venture of Implenia and Acciona has been awarded a contract worth €650m (£582m) to build Sandbukta - Moss - Såstad (SMS 2A) project, a new railway line through the town of Moss in Norway.
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) and the Alaska to Alberta Railway Development Corporation (A2A) have signed an agreement to build a 1,500-mile rail connection between Alaska and Canada.
African Development Fund (ADF) has given its approval for a loan of $81.67m (£64.3m) to co-finance sections of the 695km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana.
Sub-national transport body Midlands Connect, in partnership with Network Rail, has submitted £2bn Midlands Rail Hub plan to the UK Department for Transport, which includes improvements to transform east-west connections on the Midlands’ rail network.
Virgin Trains USA, an express inter-city rail system, has broken ground on a project to build a fast rail route between Miami and Orlando in the US state of Florida.
UK-based construction firm Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) for its terminal expansion project at Jacksonville International Airport (JIA).
Graham Commuter Rail Solutions (GCRS) has been selected as preferred proponent to design, build and finance the Davenport Diamond rail grade separation project in Toronto, Canada.
Full-service general contractor Granite and its joint venture (JV) partner Teichert, an infrastructure and site development contractor, have secured a $275m (£218.5m) contract from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the SAC 5 Corridor Enhancement Project in Sacramento, California.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has announced a budget of A$6.4bn (£3.5bn) to accelerate the construction of Sydney Metro West project in Australia.
Canadian engineering group SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract to provide track upgrade works worth £1.5bn in Central England for UK's Network Rail.
Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded EPC contracts for various projects in India.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a contract worth NOK982m (£89m) for the construction of a subsection of Bergen Light Rail in Bergen, Norway.
Spanish construction company ACS Group has won a €282m (£249.7m) contract from the Texas Department of Transportation for the I-2 and I-69C Interchange Project in Texas.