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Hudson Bergen Light Rail

Hudson & Bergen Counties, New Jersey

Market Sector

Rail and Transit


Passenger and Transit

Services Provided

Design, Planning, Surveying, Environmental



This 17-mile light rail was designed to connect Bayonne, New Jersey and western Jersey City with Jersey City’s Exchange Place and Hoboken Terminal.

Project Highlights:

  • 17-Mile Light Rail Design to Connect Bayonne, NJ, Jersey City and Hoboken Terminal
  • First DBOM in Modern Era in United States, with over $300M Construction Cost
  • 10-Miles of New Light-Rail with Many Bridges & Viaducts and 14-New Stations
  • TYLI Worked on Preliminary Design and Served on the DBOM Team for Major Engineering Role

T.Y. Lin International was responsible for the preparation of preliminary plans (30%) and support of railway construction for three line sections (W20, S1, N50/55) for this 17-mile light rail system including station and platform designs, parking lots, track alignment, grading, drainage, and environmental review. Section W20 included a rail station, 800-car Park & Ride lot and 2,500 linear feet of trace design. Our tasks included survey, drainage design, utility relocation, site layout, grading, track alignment and environmental permits.

Section N50/55 included two rail stations, an enclosed LRV storage facility, a 385-car Park & Ride lot, retaining walls and 12,000 linear feet of track design. Our tasks included survey, utility relocation, site layout, driveway design, grading and drainage design, environmental permits, track alignment and wall design. This section will stop at a variety of places between the two destinations in a 10-minute ride.