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Southwest LRT advisory committee recommends ending project at Southwest Station The Corridor Management Committee, which advises the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council on all issues related to the design and construction of the Southwest Light-Rail project, has made recommendations that reduces the scope and cost of the project.
Baltimore elected officials send letter asking Hogan to reconsider Red Line decision Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, along with elected leaders of Baltimore City at the local, state and federal level sent a joint letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urging him to reconsider the decision to cancel the construction of the the city's Red Line.
RIDOT, Amtrak kick off platform and track project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a platform and track project in South County that officials say will improve operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in Rhode Island.
SacRT begins testing on blue line The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) started operating test trains July 29 on the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.
Caltrans transfers management of intercity San Joaquin, Surfliner routes California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) transferred the management of intercity rail services for the San Joaquin and Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) (Pacific Surfliner) corridors to two Joint Powers Authorities (JPA).

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July 02, 2015
The Corridor Management Committee, which advises the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council on all issues related to the design and construction of the Southwest Light-Rail project, has made recommendations that reduces the scope and cost of...
baltimore-elected-officials-send-letter-asking-hogan-to-reconsider-red-line-decision
July 02, 2015
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, along with elected leaders of Baltimore City at the local, state and federal level sent a joint letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urging him to reconsider the decision to cancel...
July 02, 2015
American Business Research, Inc. (ABR), launched the High Speed Railway Division it says to bring its years of experience developing high-speed railroads to the United States.
July 01, 2015
Kansas City Southern (KCS) will invest approximately $20.9 million in 2015 on construction and improvement projects on the Mexico and Roodhouse Subdivisions, with work planned between Clark, Mo., and Roodhouse, Ill.
July 01, 2015
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) named Jim Starace chief engineer. Starace is a 29-year veteran engineer who has been responsible for overseeing some of the agency's most critical transportation projects.
July 01, 2015
STV was awarded a contract with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) to prepare environmental and engineering documents for the Burbank to Los Angeles and Los Angeles to Anaheim project sections.
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June 30, 2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a platform and track project in South County that officials say will improve operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in...
June 30, 2015
Metra kicked off a $530,000-project to rehabilitate the Waukegan Station on its Union Pacific North Line June 29.
caltrans-transfers-management-of-intercity-san-joaquin-surfliner-routes
June 30, 2015
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) transferred the management of intercity rail services for the San Joaquin and Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) (Pacific Surfliner) corridors to two Joint Powers Authorities...
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June 29, 2015
Google has agreed to partner with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on grade crossing safety, the agency announced on June 29, 2015.